Sam Branch step son dies

Printed 9/28/1942 in the Danville Bee

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Sam Branch step son dies - Three Auto Fatalities: Two Men Die In Crash On...
Three Auto Fatalities: Two Men Die In Crash On Yancey ville Road, Another Near Schoolfield Bridge Two automobile accidents in the soon passed beyond the city limits, i vicinity of Danville claimed the j Carney was able to check only the lives of three men yesterday. i first three numbers of the license .- .... ^ ! Rowland Laurence Whitfield, 33 —124. ! year old textile worker, of the j The truck headed back towards ' Martinsville Koatl. was kilk'ti at j North Carolina and collided with U:15 yesterday afternoon on Al- ! the car driven by Carroll who was lernate Route 29, between the j headed towards Danville when Schoolfield bridge and Lovotown. ; Going, according to witnesses, at- when the 1942 Ford Coupe which tempted to pass a car on the long he was driving, left the road and straight stretch. i crashed into a small bridge. ! The truck was registered under According to State Police Ser- ll ><-' name of Mrs. Lula Harrison, geant J. H. Farmer, who investigated, investigated, the accident, witnesses said tho car was traveling at a high rnto of speed and on tho left side of ' le roac '- They added. Farmer snid. that after crossing the School- f ' e 'w brid g°- thci < { '''vW had been ll! ™ ble to straighten the car out thai it was across the road at the time it struck the bridge. Whitfield wns thrown through the right window pane of the ear. instantly of a crushed He died skull. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. The second accident occurred on the Yanc<?yvilli» road at 4:45 yesterday yesterday when a light delivery truck, driven by Thomas Hubert' Ooine. 18. of Heidsville. N. C.. collided with a Plymouth driven by Robert "Taz" Carroll, 29. of 120(5 Wavles Street. Jesse Jones, 17, of Keidsville. a passenger in the truck, and Carroll were kiiled. .Hist previous to the accident. Police Officer Jean Carney made two ineffectual efforts to intercept the driver of the truck when he first saw it on Montague, street. He watched it pull from the curb niul noted its speed as it went up Watson street towards Schoolfield. lie tried to stop thc driver who failed to heed him. Soon after, the truck returned and Carney followed it. Again the , Route 1, Reidsville. N. C.. but owned owned by Henry Harrison, of Reidsville. Reidsville. who is under age. Reports at Memorial Hospital today gave Going's condition as fair. It is understood that he is suffering from a deep gash in his head and shock. Carroll was born at the Meadows Meadows of the Dan. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Carroll. He had resided in Danville for the f \st three years. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon nt 5:OU o'clock from \Vrenn-Yenttes funeral home. be in Highland Interment will Burial Park. He is survived by his wife, Mrs Mollic U'oodnll Carroll and one daughter, Nancy Fern Carroll, of Danville, his mother. Mrs. Martha Jane Vipperman, his stepfather. Sam Vipperman. of the Meadows of the Dan, and" one half-brother. Ralph C. Cochran. of the U. S. Air Corps. Funeral services for Jones will he held in Reidsville tomorrow. officer tried to stop the driver but 'he truck turned out South Main street and with a burst of speed HAUOI.AND IMPROVKD GKN. MacAKTHUK'S HDQS Australia. Sept. 28.— u T)_Army physicians reported a general improvement improvement today in the condition of Vern Hauglancl. Associated Press war correspondent who is recovering in a military hospital i at Port Moresby after heio« lost! for 47 days in the New Guinea ' jungles.

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  2. 28 Sep 1942, Mon,
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