train accident Bullard
a of In- the Lebanon, many no the to In a confidently of Crossing Accident Takes Six Lives DBS MOINES, Nov. fl (UP) -Five members of one Iowa family and the three-year-old son of their friends were killed tonight and three other persons were injured seriously when a Burlington train crashed Into a station wagon at crossing here. The dead were Harry Bullard, 37; his wife, Grace, 39, and their three children, Marilyn, 12, Elaine, 9, and Bobby, 4, and Bobby Miller, Miller, 3. The Injured were John Miller, Bancroft, la., father of Bobby, his wife, Bea, 25, and their four-year- old daughter, Joan. The two families were en route to Des Molnes when the accident happened. The train engineer, G. S. McIntosh, McIntosh, Knoxvllle, la., told state safety patrol officers that he had been slowing down for a railroad bridge at the edge of Des Molnes when the accident occurred. He estimated his speed at about 29 miles per hour, Mclntosh said the car approached the crossing "quite fast" and "seemed to be racing us." He added, 'they almost made it--but not quite," The station wagon was pushed about 30 feet and over an embankment by the crash.