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Sun Valley woman jailed after crash
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated April 28, 1961 partially reads, "A long-time Valley newspaper vendor was killed in North Hollywood early this morning when a car threw him from his motor scooter into uncoming traffic. Charles Arillas Stoneburner, 13965 La Maida St., Sherman Oaks, was pronounced dead on arrival at Valley Doctors Hospital, North Hollywood, following the 1:30 a.m. accident at Laurel Canyon boulevard and Vanowen street. Booked on suspicion of manslaughter was Elsie Louise Rhea, a 43-year-old Sun Valley entertainer. According to traffic officers G. N. McQuown and R. B. Houk, the woman rammed Stoneburner's scooter moments after he stopped at the intersection. Both were going north on Laurel Canyon boulevard." Photograph caption reads, "Helmet and stack of newspapers lie amid scooter wreckage - Body of Valley newspaper vendor Charles Stoneburner in background."; See image #00141540 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Newspaper vendors--California--Los Angeles
Accident investigation--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles
Accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Traffic fatalities--California--Los Angeles
Motor scooters--California--Los Angeles
Manslaughter--California--Los Angeles
Death--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
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