Darien, CT Two Car Collision Kills Five, Nov 1957


Darien, Conn. (AP) - Five persons were killed Thursday in the collision of two automobiles on the Boston Post Road. Two persons were injured seriously.
Two of the victims were 17-year-old Darien High School seniors, who were returning home after a movie and a snack.
Two others were returning to Stamford from a Thanksgiving Eve dance in Norwalk.
The students were ROBERT EDWARDS and JOSEPH HARPER, JR., both of Darien. They were returning home from a Stamford restaurant after attending a movie.
Killed in the second car were POLLY COBB, 19, identified by police as a domestic servant in Greenwich, and JOSEPH L. ROBERTS, 29, of Stamford.
JOHN ROBERTS, 17, Joseph's brother, also of Stamford, died later in a hospital.
Injured were JOSEPH ROBERTS' wife, LILLIE MAE, 22, and JOHN SLAYTON, 26, of Philadelphia.
They were reported in serious condition at Norwalk Hospital.
The accident occurred at 1:30 a.m. on a curve.

The Montana Standard Butte 1957-11-29