Moose, WY Auto Plunges Into River, Dec 1956
FAMILY OF 6 DIES WHEN CAR PLUNGES INTO RIVER.
Moose, Wyo. (AP) - The wheels of their auto, protruding from the icy waters of the Snake River, marked the grave of a family of six.
State patrolman Wood Wormald said the victims were all drowned when their car plunged off an icy highway, probably Saturday night.
The tragedy wasn't discovered until noon Sunday when children playing along the river saw the wheels of the overturned vehicle.
The victims were:
ALBERT OAKLEY, 40, of Casper, Wyo.;
his wife, MARGARET, 37;
and their children, JAMES, 12; WILLIAM, 9; JUDY, 4; and HARRY, 11 months. Their bodies were surrounded by packages and sacks of groceries they had bought while on a Christmas shopping trip at Jackson.
News-Review Roseburg Oregon 1956-12-10