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Edward Gannon testifies in fatal truck crash inquest
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated November 19, 1947 reads, "Edward Gannon - Driver of Truck That Killed Four." Note: 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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 23 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 95.
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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