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 - 8:30 THREE-CAR CHAIN The other accident was a...
8:30 THREE-CAR CHAIN The other accident was a three car chain reaction at the southern entrance to -the Tippecanoe river bridge on U.S. 31 north of Roches ter late Tuesday afternoon. A northbound truck slowed down for an oncoming car and hous trailer, at the bridge. Behind, th truck were a 1958 station wagon driven by Dale C. "Mentzel, 36 Plymouth and then a 1959 foreign auto operated by Wolford. A third northbound auto, a 195 model driven by Donald D. Reese 25, West Olive, ,Mich., .failed t low 'down sufficiently and hit th rear of the Wolford car. The im pact knocked Wolford's auto int the rear of the Mentzel vehicl and then into the bridge railing. The truck already had enterec the -bridge at.the time of the eras! and was not involved in the aca State police cited Reese witl reckless driving and Mentzel' witl driving on an expired driver's license. Both are to appear in Jus fice James Carr's Rochester court Officers estimated damage of $45( to the station wagon, ?600 to the foreign car and ?300 to the Reese

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  1. The Logansport Press,
  2. 24 Sep 1959, Thu,
  3. Page 17

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