Emil Roling Accident

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Emil Roling Accident - over Lafayette north of the first Emil Roling,...
over Lafayette north of the first Emil Roling, 61 Fatally Injured As Vehicle Flips Trucker on Way To Farm Residence Where Shed Ablaze Emil Roling, 62, of Schott Road, was pronounced dead on arrival at Charles E. Still Hospital late this morning after suffering extensive chest injuries in an accident on Bald Hill road. Roling was enroute to the farm residence of C. W. Roling's son-in-law, where a shed was burning, when he lost control of a Jefferson City Co. truck. The accident occurred at about a.m., about two and one-half miles east of Jefferson City. Chief Witness Chief of Police Claude E. Short, enroute to the fire, witnessed the accident. Short said he spotted Roling's truck in his rear view mirror. mirror. Roling apparently failed tc make a slight turn to the right ;he truck flipped and rolled several several times. Short said. Roling was semi-conscious when Short and other police and fire department officials got to him. seemed to acknowledge when called him by name," Short said Former Part Owner Roling, once a part owner for the oil firm, has been employed a driver for about a year. The oil truck was carrying a of gasoline. Alert action by po lice and firemen prevented a blaz that started in the engine of th truck after the accident from spreading to the payload. Highway Patrol reported 118 of skid marks at the scene. Mr. Roling was born Jan. 1. (Continued on Page 2, Col. 8)

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  1. Jefferson City Post-Tribune,
  2. 01 Jun 1960, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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