Liberty, TX Auto Wreck, May 1934

Man Held After Accident; Sister, Mother Killed

By The Associated Press

Beaumont, May 23. – Three persons were killed and a fourth, the driver of the car in which the others were passengers, was in Liberty county jail tonight charged with driving while intoxicated as a result a result of an accident two miles east of Liberty on the old Spanish trail late today.

The dead were Mrs. Irene KOEN, about 45, and her daughter, Miss Nelle KOEN, 24, both of Port Arthur, and Captain C. BREWTON, also believed to be a resident of Port Arthur and said to be captain of a tugboat, the Linders.

Jesse A. KOEN, about 26, son of Mrs. KOEN and brother of Nellie KOEN was lodged in jail and was reported to be in a dazed condition.

Abilene Morning News, Abilene, TX 24 May 1934