Erick, OK Auto Wreck, Jun 1937

Head-On Crash Of Autos Fatal To 6

AMARILLO, June 28. (AP)--Funeral services will be held today and tomorrow for six victims of a head on automobile crash seven miles west of Erick, Okla., Saturday night.

Those dying in the accident were: Miss Opal Hammons, 20; Miss Laverne Avant, 19, and Alfred Eugene Harmon, 24, of Erick. Herbert Wayne Copeland, Jr., 16, and E. L. Bartlett, 20, of Texola, Okla. Lonnie Wendell Copeland, 16, of near Shamrock, Texas.

Harmon was traveling alone in his car. The other victims were in a car driven by Bartlett. Five died in the crash. Herbert Wayne Copeland died yesterday in a Shamrock hospital.

Funeral services for Miss Hamons, Miss Avant and Bartlett will be held tomorrow at Sayre, Okla. Herbert Wayne Copeland and Lonnie Wendell Copeland were to be buried this afternoon at Shamrock. Harmon's body was sent to Drumwright, Okla., for burial.

Abilene Reporter News, Abilene, TX 28 Jun 1937