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Title
Edward Gannon at fatal truck crash inquest
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1947
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Title supplied by cataloger.
Pictured is Edward Gannon (center), the driver of a truck that killed four. 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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;24 x 19 cm. on sheet 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00095683
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 95.
CARL0005054810
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33033
Subject
Hit-and-run drivers--California--East Los Angeles
Truck drivers--California--East Los Angeles
Traffic accidents--California--East Los Angeles
Traffic fatalities--California--East Los Angeles
Trials (Manslaughter)--California--Los Angeles
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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