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Port Arthur, TX Automobile Accidents, May 1930

Port Arthur Motor Accidents Kill Two.

PORT ARTHUR. Texas, May 21 (AP)---Two persons lost their lives in automobile accidents here early Wednesday.

Henry Sloan, sailor on an oil barge, died en route to a hospital after being struck by an automobile at a street intersection shortly after midnight.

Sam P. Jones, negro taxi driver, struck Walter Carr, negro, at a street intersection, when the latter alighted from an oil truck. Carr died at a hospital from his injuries. Jones is being held for county authorities. Police said the accident was unavoidable.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 May 1930

article | by Dr. Radut