Idaho Springs, CO Ski Truck Crash, Dec 1946


Denver, Dec., 16 - (UP) - A pretty, young girl skier joined her 18-year-old sweetheart in death early today after both of them were gravely injured when a truck crashed over the mountainside in Colorado's sports-land, killing the youth instantly and injuring sixteen others.
HELEN FOUSE, 18-year-old junior leader of the ill-fated skiing party, was rushed here late last night after the 50-foot plunge off the mountain road. Physicians at Colorado General Hospital said she died early today after a valiant effort to save her life.
The girl's fiancé, 18-year-old CLIFFORD GUY COWAN, died in the plunge off the mountain road near Idaho Springs, 32 miles west of here last night.

Medford Mail Tribune Oregon 1946-12-16