Electra, TX Wichita River Drowning, May 1930
Baby's Body Found.
Special to The News.
ELECTRA, Texas, May 21.---The body of Billy Wayne Gray, 11 month old baby who was drowned in Wichita River fourteen miles south of Electra Tuesday morning was found resting on a sandbar Wednesday morning. The child's grandmother, Mrs. B. B. McClure, was drowned also when she drove her car through the railing on the river bridge and dropped about twenty-five feet into the stream swollen by recent rains. Mrs. McClure's body was removed from the submerged car less than one hour afterward.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 22 May 1930
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