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Scene of fatal crash
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Mullen, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated August 24, 1985 reads, "A woman died in the burning of a yellow 1984 Toyota, foreground, long before firefighters could reach the scene on the Long Beach Freeway at Florence Avenue. Police said the compact car spun out into the path of the fully loaded tractor-trailer truck after drifting across the highway and sideswiping an abandoned car on the highway shoulder. The second impact carried the smaller vehicle 400 feet before both burst into flames, ending the woman's journey and her life. The truck driver escaped unhurt."
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Traffic accidents--California--Bell Gardens
Traffic accident victims--California--Bell Gardens
Automobiles--California--Bell Gardens
Toyota automobiles
Fire fighters--California--Bell Gardens
Tractor trailer combinations--California--Bell Gardens
Debris--California--Bell Gardens
Express highways--California, Southern
Interstate 710
Bell Gardens (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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