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By David Stevens
The Staff of The News 

Pages past, Aug. 10: 7 teenagers killed near Lubbock


Last updated 8/9/2022 at 4:12pm

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1962: Seven teenagers on their way to a church picnic had been killed when a passenger train crashed into their car.

Those killed were all from Olton or Springlake, Texas.

One teen survived when he jumped from the car moments bef...

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