Bovaird, Walter
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Oklahoman Archives
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
November 4, 1922


FOOTBALL FAN
DIES IN CRASH

Sapulpa Business Man Is
        Killed While Returning
        From Drumright.

SAPULPA, Okla., Nov. 4.--Walter Bovaird, 62 years old, Sapulpa business man, died shortly after midnight Friday from injuries received when the car in which he was returning home from the Shawnee-Sapulpa football game at Shawnee ran into a ditch and turned over on the road about four miles from Drumright.

Bovaird died a few minutes after the accident while being brought to the hospital here. His chest was badly crushed by the steering wheel when he was pinned beneath the heavy car. Lawrence McCrady, captain of the Sapulpa team, and Kenneth McKinn, one of the players, and several others jumped or were thrown from the car and escaped injury.

Bovaird was in the oil well supply business here and was on uncle of
William M. Bovaird, president of the Bovaird Oil Weil Supply company of Tulsa. He leaves besides a brother, his widow, who is said to be visiting In Pittsburgh, Pa.


 

 

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