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Cactus, TX Auto Wreck, Mar 1933

Insurance Man Badly Hurt as Auto Wrecked

LAREDO, Texas, March 18 (AP).---Ed Smith, San Antonio insurance man, was seriously injured Saturday when his automobile crashed into the concrete approach support of a bridge thirty-two miles north of Laredo near Cactus. The machine was demolished, a concrete post being driven through the radiator.

Smith suffered a fractured skull, fractured spinal vertebrae, cuts about the head, face and body. He was brought here to a hospital.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 19 Mar 1933



article | by Dr. Radut