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Title
Edward Wehrly, the driver in a fatal traffic accident, testifies at the coroner's inquest, Los Angeles, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
December 30, 1932
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph appears with the article, "Young Motorist Lays Crash to Wind; Driver Blamed in Deaths." Los Angeles Times, 31 Dec. 1932: A2.
Teenager Edward Wehrly testifies during the coroner's inquest about a fatal, single-car accident in which two teenage girls were killed and a young man was serious injured. Wehrly claimed a strong wind gust caused the accident, but the ruling at the inquest was that he did not take proper precautions.
Text from newspaper caption: Scene at Inquest. Deputy Corner Monfort on bench and Edward Wehrly, driver of ill-fated car, testifying in witness box.
Text from negative sleeve: Webster, W. W.Atty. [Misfiled negative, should be with negative sleeve uclams_1429_4304: W. W. Webster]
Handwritten on negative: L to R: Montfort [sic] and Edward Wehrly
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_4303
ark:/21198/zz002cq2rd
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Traffic accidents
Monfort, Frank, 1876-1966
Wehrly, Edward, 1914-1970
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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