Gilliland Crash

edgris1 Member Photo

Clipped by edgris1

Gilliland Crash - (Kern Co.). of court by the that associations...
(Kern Co.). of court by the that associations went dfs- Instead cities fa- c t i o n s . " said Two Men Killed Truck Leaps All-Year Highway To Yosemite Postmaster At Incline, Young Gas Station Attendant Lose Lives When Vehicle Escapes Fro mDriver's Control After Tire Blows Out MARIPOSA (Marippsa Co.), March 15.--Hurled from heir truck as it crashed of£ the All-Year Highway after blew out late yesterday afternoon near Incline, eighteen this side of Yosemite Valley, David William Nuir, 57, postmaster, and Harold Comer Gilliland, 26, Incline service station attendant, were fatally injured and died shortly afterward in the Yoscmile Valley Hospital. Albert Gilliland, jrother of Harold, suffered cuts and bruises. The tragedy was discovered I '. State Sheriffs HonorKingsAnd MaderaOfficials s i n g the County, Valley the of was about half an hour after it occurred, by A. F. Acord of Incline. who rushed all three men to the Yosemite Valley hospital. Muir was dead when he reached the hos- jital and Gilliland died about three lours afterward. The survivor told a coroner's jury assembled here last night by Coroner Walter Farnsworth that his brother was driving" and lost control of the truck after It blew tire, the vehicle crashing over :he side and turning over several imes. The occupants were thrown clear, Muir and Harold Gilliland with terrific force. Gilliland suffered a fractured skull and Muir a fractured skull and Internal injuries. The coroner's jury declared O\'t tragedy accidental. · Muir was a native of Rockland, California. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Frances Muir, and three sons. He was a long-time resident of the Incline district. Gilliland was a native of Massachusetts and had lived In Callfor- nit for the last seven years, coming to Incline about two months ago. He Is survived by his brothers. Albert and Frank, the latter of Arizona. The bodies were taken to the Welch and Griffin Parlors in Merced, where funeral arrangements are being made.

Clipped from
  1. The Fresno Bee The Republican,
  2. 15 Mar 1933, Wed,
  3. Page 22

edgris1 Member Photo
  • Gilliland Crash

    edgris1 – 30 Mar 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in