Pleasant Corners, PA Auto And Fuel Truck Crash, Feb 1956

FIVE KILLED IN CAR, FUEL TRUCK CRASH.

Allentown, Pa., Feb. 25 - (INS) - Five men were killed today when their automobile smashed head-on with a fuel tank truck in the fog near Pleasant Corners, 15 miles north of Allentown.
State Police identified the victims, night-shift workers at the Bethlehem Steel Co. en-route home from work, as:
WILLIAM A. SODUSKAS;
ROBERT YIENGST;
and NICHOLAS COOPER, all of Mahanoy City;
PETER SOPER, of McAdoo;
and WALTER MEDALIS, of Kelayres.
The truck, owned by the Lehigh Farm Bureau Co-Operative at Chapman, was operated by RAYMOND E. HAUSMAN, of New Tripoli.
Police reported the crash occurred while the sedan was passing another car which was swinging around a disabled truck parked on the shoulder of the two-lane highway.
They said the auto was demolished, and the five men were pinned in the wreckage.

Cumberland Sunday Times Maryland 1956-02-26