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Family of victims of fatal truck crash
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Pictured are Jose Travalina (left) and Dennis Pardo, whose family members fell victim to a horrific automobile accident. Mrs. Librada Traslavina, 43, her daughter Alicia, 11, son Arturo, 5, and family friend Mauro Baltherra, 45, were killed when they were struck by Edward L. Gannon's 70,000-pound truck at Los Palos street and East Olympic boulevard in East Los Angeles on November 14th. Gannon was arrested 6 hours after the accident and was eventually arraigned on four counts of manslaughter and one count of hit and run for leaving the scene without rendering aid or assistance. Photograph dated November 19, 1947.
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 24 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 95.
Traffic accidents--California--East Los Angeles
Traffic fatalities--California--Los Angeles
East Los Angeles (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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