Koop family, St. Charles, Ill., 1950
By kay March 24, 2013 at 06:23:55
St. Charles (Kane County, Illinois) Chronicle, July 26, 1950. Three Koop Children Figure In Auto Mishap. Three children of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Koop of 1103 W. Main st. and their four-year-old cousin, Terry Lally, who is visiting here from Chicago, were taken to Delnor hospital Sunday afternoon for treatment of injuries sustained in an auto accident at the intersection of Fifth and Walnut sts. The car was driven by Edward M. Lally, of 7213 N. Wolcott ave., Chicago, a relative of the Koops who was on his way to a neighborhood store to get bread, was traveling west on Walnut st and the car driven by Marc Cleworth, Elgin, traveling south on Fifth st. collided at the intersection Upon the arrival of Patrolman Arthur Johnson, the Lally car was tipped over on its left side in the southwest section of the intersection facing southwest. The whole front end of Cleworth's car was damaged and the right front rear doors and the left side of the Lally car were damaged.
Most seriously injured of the children was four-year-old Terr who was treated at Delnor for a deep gash in her left. Kandyce Koop, 6, received bruises on the mouth, cheek and shoulders and Tracy Koop was released after he was checked for a bump on his head. Valerie Koop sustained a minor ankle injury. Lally received minor bruises and Cleworth was uninjured. (Posted as a courtesy, not related.)