Hooker, OK Auto And Train Collision, Sep 1941

SEVEN KILLED IN CAR CRASH.

AUTO STRUCK BY TRAIN DURING FOG.

Hooker, Okla. - (AP) - Seven persons were killed Monday when an automobile stalled in front of a westbound Rock Island freight train on the main street of Hooker.
The State Highway Patrol listed the dead as follows:
WAYNE LIGHT, 25, Rollo, Kas.
FREIDA HENRIX, 24, Liberal, Kas.
CAROL GRINSLEY, 23, Liberal, Kas.
ETHEL KLINE, 21, Hooker (man).
MRS. ETHEL KLINE, 22, Hooker.
FLOYD FIDLER, 24, Rollo, Kas.
FLORENCE CAGLE, 54, Paul's Valley, Oklahoma.
All seven were in the one automobile.
State Highway Patrolman Curtis Busby said he could not determine who was driving the automobile, but that he believed mist obscured the vision of the driver and that he did not see the crossing nor the approaching train.

Brownsville Herald Texas 1941-09-29