Pipestone, MN Automobile And Truck Crash, Nov 1940

NINTH VICTIM OF CRASH IS DEAD.

LAST PERSON INVOLVED IN PIPESTONE COLLISION SUCCUMBS IN HOSPITAL.

Pipestone, Minn., (UP) - The ninth victim of Minnesota's second worst traffic accident died Thursday night.
MRS. LEE WOOD, Volga, S. Dak., died a little more than 24 hours after the collision between an automobile and a truck. She was the final survivor of the accident which happened within 20 miles of the scene of the nation's worst pleasure car accident at Slayton, Minn., last April. Twelve were killed in that crash.
Sheriff Herman Hoesch said the accident near here occurred when a truck driven by ELNER BARNES turned out of a side road on Highway 47 crashing into the heavily-loaded passenger car driven by HARRY GRAHAM, 42, Pipestone. GRAHAM was killed. BARNES died later, in the hospital here.
Also killed in the crash were GRAHAM'S 6-year-old son, BILLY; MR. and MRS. IVER BONHOFF, Bruce, S. Dak.; and their daughter, PATTY, 2-years-old; MRS. WOOD'S husband, LEE, 24, and daughter, JEANNE, 2.

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