James Dewey Kellis accident info
$75,000 DAMAGE RESULT COLLISION BETHEL, \. C., Aug. 31.—(U.W —Damage caused by the explosion and fire which followed collision of a tank truck and s tobacco truck here today had been estimated at $75,000. The driver of the tank truck, who was burned beyond recognition recognition and was identified earlier as J. R. Kelly, Durham, today hid been identified as J. L. Kellis, 22, Wilmington. Edward V. Belcher, negro, Wilson, Wilson, was being held pending a full investigation of the collision between between his truck which was loaded with 21 hogsheads of tobacco, and the tanker, loaded with '3,700 gallons gallons of kerosene. Four buildings were completely destroyed in the flre and companies companies from Tarhoro and Greenville assisted in extinguishing the Art.