Hansford, WV Truck And Train Crash, Sep 1937
TRAIN-TRUCK CRASH TAKES LIVES OF SEVEN.
Montgomery, W. Va. - Two-year-old EMOGENE BROWN, in a hospital today with a broken arm, was the only survivor of a train-truck accident in which seven persons were killed.
The child was thrown clear of the crash by her father ELLORY T. BROWN, 36, just before a Chesapeake and Ohio passenger train struck the truck at Hansford grade crossing, 20 miles east of Charleston, last night.
The dead besides BROWN were: his wife, BERTHA, 36; their four children, WILLIAM, 4; MYRTLE, 9; RUBY, 12; and DONALD, 17, and W. F. JAMES, 60, driver of the truck.
Coshocton Tribune Ohio 1937-09-27