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Driver held negligent in 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 is truck driver Edward L. Gannon (left), 45, being booked by officer Steve Miller at Central Jail. The victims, Mrs. Librada Traslavina, 43, her daughter Alicia, 11, son Arturo, 5, and family friend Mauro Baltherra, 45, were killed when they were struck by Gannon's 70,000-pound truck in an East Los Angeles crosswalk 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 15, 1947.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 95.
Los Angeles City Jail (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Jails--California--Lincoln Heights (Los Angeles)
Hit-and-run drivers--California--East Los Angeles
Truck drivers--California--East Los Angeles
Traffic accidents--California--East Los Angeles
Lincoln Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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