Pueblo, CO Automobile Collision, Aug 1930

LADY AND BOY KILLED AND TEN HURT IN CRASH.

AUTOS COLLIDED WHEN TRYING TO PASS TRUCK PARKED ON PUEBLO HIGHWAY.

2 CRITICALLY INJURED.

PASSING MOTORISTS CARRY DEAD AND INJURED TO PUEBLO.

Pueblo, Colo., AUg. 1. (AP) -- A parked truck and two automobiles approaching from opposite directions late last night caused an accident which took a toll of two lives and injured ten others, two of them critically.
The dead:
MRS. THEODORE LYNCH, Colorado Springs.
BILLY HOSTETTER, 8, Pueblo.
Critically injured:
CEYLON ROBERTS, Grover, Colo.
BETTY LYNCH, Colorado Springs.

Try to Pass Truck.
The accident occurred three miles north of here.
The two cars collided head-on when one turned out to avoid the truck and then swerved into the truck.
MR. and MRS. E. B. WOLVERTON of Tulsa, Okla., turned their machine out to avoid the heavier vehicle in which the ROBERTS family was riding, and in so doing that in which MRS. LYNCH was a passenger struck the WOLVERTON car and bounded into the truck.
The WOLVERTON car also struck the truck.

Eight Knocked Unconscious.
Eight occupants of the LYNCH car were knocked unconscious.
Passing motorists took the dead and injured to a hospital here. MRS. LYNCH was killed outright, and HOSTETTER died early today at the hospital.
Those less seriously hurt were MRS. LYNCH'S husband; NADINE LYNCH, 17, Colorado Springs; MRS. J. B. HOSTETTER, Pueblo; JUNIOR HOSTETTER, 10, Pueblo; MR. and MRS. WOLVERTON and MRS. ROBERTS and an infant son.

Clovis New Mexico Evening News Journal 1930-08-01