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speculation of Two Arcata City Employes Injured In Fatal Collision Mrs. Ann Sedlacek, 53-year- old deputy city clerk of Arcala; tier husband Emil, 63, employed employed by the Arcala Slreel Department, Department, and Mrs. Sedlacek's aunt Mrs. Myrtle Denton, 82, of Ashland, Ashland, Oregon, were injured in a collision which killed William 748 Deaths Over Turkey Day Holiday By United Press International The nation's traffic toll for the Thanksgiving weekend rose steadily today but the final count was expected to be less ,han thai for a non-holiday No: No: vember weekend. The "toll was boosted by 50 traffic deaths in New York, a record for that slate since World War II. The holiday counting period began at 6 p.m. local time Wednesday and ended at midnight midnight Sunday. The United Press International International count showed at least 560 persons were killed in traffic accidents during the 102 - hour Barringer, 28, of Ukiah early Saturday morning near Healdsburg. Healdsburg. Barringer, whose light, forei sedan suddenly swerved skidded sideways into the fro of the soulhbound Sedlacek ( on a four-lane highway, died Healdsburg General Hospil shortly after .(he crash. Mrs. Sedlacek suffered sevei Facial injuries, including a ba ly-smashed nose, while her c :lerly aunt received two fra 'ured ankles and a dislocate lip. Sedlacek is reported to hav escaped with a cut hand. The Santa Rosa area office the Highway Patrol, said loda the southbound car, driven b Mrs. Sedlacek, was proceedin al about 60 miles per hour the small sedan driven by Bar renger slid broadside into it o wet pavements. All of the injured were re ported by hospital attaches to day as "doing well and in factory condition. The Patrol report said lh_ victim, who was ejected from his car at the impact, appearei tn have suddenly jerked on wheel just prior to the crash causing the sideways skid. The accident wa's logged a 1 a.m.