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 - IN JULY 31 COLLISION Woman Dies W MI1J Mrs....
IN JULY 31 COLLISION Woman Dies W MI1J Mrs. Jackie Dell Dodson, 24, of 309 S. Maryland, lost a weeklong struggle for life Wednesday night at St. Anthony's Hospital. She died at 9:20 p.m. and will be listed as the city's 13th traffic fatality. Mrs. Dodson was critically injured July 31 when her automobile was struck head-on by a station wagon being driven eastward in the westbound lane of Amarillo Boulevard at the intersection of Carolina. Twin girls were stillborn to Mrs. Dodson in the emergency room at St. Anthony's where she was taken after being freed from the wreckage of her car. Mandred Edward Davis, 46, of 630 N. Banks in Pampa, the driver of the station wagon, has been charged with aggravated assault with a motor vehicle. · · · Potter County Dist. Atty. Tom Curtis said that, because of the death of Mrs. Dodson, he would ask the grand jury today to indict Davis on a new charge of murder with a inotor vehicle. Davis is presently a patient at the Veterans Administration Hospital here. He suffered a broken arm and a face laceration hi the accident. He was initially booked on a limit-* drunk charge after receiving treatment at the hospital and was given a blood test to determine the alcohol content his system. Results of the blood test will not be released until later, said Curtis. Davis suffered loss of parts of both legs in an automobile accident at Pampa about 10 years ago and uses artificial limbs. The vehicle he was driving at the time of the July collision was equipped with controls. Mrs. Dodson's two children were with her in the car the collision occurred. Scott Dodson, 6, was not injured. Becky Dodson, 2, was admitted for observation at St. Anthony's but was released the next · · · During her week-long battle for We, Mrs. Dodson received about 40 pints of blood in an attempt to counteract internal hemorrhaging. More than 100 pints of blood were donated her at the Coffee Memorial Blood Center -- 73 of them members of the Amarillo National Guard. Mrs. Dodson's twins were not listed, as traffic fatalities (Sec DODSON-Page 2)

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  1. The Amarillo Globe-Times,
  2. 07 Aug 1969, Thu,
  3. Page 45

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