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Henry Barela, Sr

Birth
Miera, Union County, New Mexico, USA
Death 26 Dec 1971 (aged 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 10 167 3
Memorial ID 56768 · View Source
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Hit By Car, Pedestrian Dies

A 71-year-old man died Sunday evening in Holy Cross Hospital shortly after he was struck by a car while walking across West Temple at Pierpont Ave. (240 South) at 6:30 p.m.

According to Police Officer Norman C. Thompson, who investigated, the victim. Henry Barela Sr. 1429 Hayes Ave. (940 South) was walking eastbound in the crosswalk when he was struck by a southbound car driven by Jann D. Squires, 25, 4259 Sovereign Way (3190 East).

Miss Squires told police she turned south at 2nd South and West Temple and was traveling at 20 miles per hour when she struck the victim. Mrs. Squires said she didn't see the victim until she hit him.

Police said investigation is continuing.

Source- The Salt Lake Tribune, Tuesday, December 28, 1971


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56768
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Barela, Sr (26 Jun 1900–26 Dec 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56768, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .