|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1930|
|Death: ||Jun. 11, 1971|
Five people were killed and 27 were injured in the explosion of a truck laden with 400 cases of dynamite, which caught fire after colliding with a car in Waco, Georgia. The Friday night blast demolished the truck and the car along with a firetruck and ambulance that were first on the scene.
A crater 75 feet wide and 20 feet deep severed highway 78 and windows were broken in Waco and Bremen.
Killed were: David Lee Smith 32, a volunteer fireman from Bremen, ; Doyal Bell 31, volunteer fireman of Waco, ; Cleve O. Heath 46 a wrecker driver of Bremen, Talmadge Adams 40 of Waco, driver of the VW that collided with the truck; and Troy Allen of Muscadine, Alabama.
(bio by: Connie Meeks Duffey) neighbor of Troy Allen's brother.
Columbus John Adams (1893 - 1964)
Bethia Nancy Elizabeth Akins Adams (1893 - 1969)
Louise W Adams (1931 - 2005)*
Homer Alfred Adams (1916 - 1999)*
Eron Jewel Adams Entrekin (1919 - 1989)*
Jessie Edwin Adams (1929 - 1971)*
Talmadge Lee Adams (1930 - 1971)
Waco Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: A. Benefield
Record added: Aug 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74917270
Waco, GA Automobile And Truck Collision, June 1971Submitted by Stu BeitlerGeorgia | Auto Accidents | Explosions | 1971 5 KILLED BY GEORGIA 'BLOCKBUSTER'CAR-TRUCK CRASH SPARKS EXPLOSIVES.Waco, Ga. (UPI) -- A small foreign car collided with a trailer truck ...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 9, 2015