Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Title supplied by cataloger. 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
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