My great Aunt and Uncle, John and Nellie Sue (Grimsley Childers) McVeigh, were killed in a car-truck accident in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. I would love to correspond with their family and friends.
Florence Morning News, Saturday, May 24, 1975, p. 2A, column 5, transcribed by Teresa McVeigh, 25 Oct 2009:
Accident Fatal to Local Couple
A Florence couple died Friday about noon in an automobile-truck collision on a secondary road intersection in Williamsbrug county. They are John Angus McVeigh, 77, and his wife Nellie Sue McVeigh of 310 Covington St.
Investigationg officer S.W. Stroud of the S.C. Highway Patrol said the accident occured when the car in which the McVeighs were travelling apparently crossed an intersection in front of the tractor-trailer truck driven by Iner Lee Anderson, 23, of Rt. 3 Andrews. Anderson was travelling east on Secondary road 16 six miles west of Andrews.
Mr. and Mrs. McVeigh were pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown County Hospital, Plm. Stroud said.
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