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Title
Scene of fatal crash
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Mullen, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
1985
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
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."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094975
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b004_f3_i39
CARL0005051739
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/32922
Subject
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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