Lorenzo Vela

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a n d . amid up at sky x o d ' f i o m a color be! pen- J Youth Injured in j Automobile Wreck Dies in Hospital Lorenzo Vela, 18, Dies Here Early This Morning Lorcnz Vela, 18, son of Jose Vela, 1-114 San Luis Street, died on a local hospital operating table at 4:30 o'clock this morning about 30 minutes after the 1939 Ford sedan in which he was riding overturned about a halt mile south of Portland. Lupe Flores, 29, a companion, suffered a. broken leg and other injuries in the same accident. Direce ( R e d ) Hunt, driver for David T. Peel, who brought ihe .two men to Fred Huberts Memorial Hospital, and a state patrolman, suict the apparently failed to make i | | ! ' ' j , ( oar the! i t u r n below the hill leading I I ortland, t u r n i n g over two i three times and l a n d i n g [ Vl- · , ! son of Opdyke c i - i^'i uhe ! 1 .. llc ;! Tivod with j only f a t a a n i J U j ; ;mce lying Queen d nc;u ' t h e w«'^kcd sedan and Vela j 1 ^ 1 ' R ^ 5 t h e i r ; His name was not ana Flares only knew i his friend was named "Vela." state p a t r o l m a n canvassed L a t m - A m c r i c a n section Christi before the young man's lather, Jo.se Vela, was lound said his son had not been all niyht. and later identified h i s son's body. ;' their Texas charter Vela's body was beins; held ntj 1 - 0 ^ 111 ' the Peel Funeral Chapel, pending completion of funeral arrangements. arrangements. The accident occurred about 4 o'clock this morn in n according to calulations. The Humble service service station at Portland 2) R) the sand id He' home i ed h i the accident shortly n i t e r -1 to the local funeral home which in t u r n notifed the slate patrol. The new sedan WAS registered in the name of Leo V. Cudahy, 1238 Flrodia Street. Slate 1'atrol- uian C. C. Benson is i n v o s t nig the cause of the accident "and ownership of the car. reuorted i

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 22 Jun 1939, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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