Sign In

1929 - Four Killed at Grade Crossing In Mississippi

GULFORT, Miss., Jan. 1. - (AP) - Four persons were killed, two injured seriously and one slightly hurt when an automobile in which they were riding was struck by a Louisville and Nashville east-bound passenger train at the 39th Avenue crossing here last night.

The dead are:
JOSEPH P. McNAMEE, operator of a meat market in Gulfort.
Mrs. CORRINE McMAMEE, his wife.
Miss MARY McMAMEE, 19, their daughter.
Mrs. INEZ DUCKWORTH, wife of Hobart Duckworth, flagman of the Gulf and Ship Island division of the Illinois Central Railroad.

The injured are:
Arthur D. Ludwig, Gulfport carpenter, and Miss Hazel Thompson, niece of Ludwig.

A young son of Duckworth was reported slightly injured. The condition of Ludwig and Miss Thompson was undetermined.

The Bee
Danville, Virginia
January 1, 1930

Visit Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.