July 8, 1954

Auto accidents kill two Nelson men

Thompson and Thomas holiday weekend victims

Both driving alone when cars leave highway, hit embankments

Nelson County had two of Kentucky’s 11 fatalities in automobile accidents over the July 4th holiday weekend. Both victims were driving alone and only one car was involved in each accident.

Nine highway accidents occurred in Nelson County from Friday, July 2, through Monday, July 5. A number of persons were injured.