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Burks Falls, Ont., May 5- Con. Vernon Dix 32, of the Burks falls detachment of Ontario Provincial Police was injured Saturday when he drove his car off the road to avoid hitting two youths fleeing in a stolen car. Con. Dix was chasing a stolen car driven by Wallace Leclaire, 18, and John White, 16, of Owen Sound, reachng a speed of close to 100 miles an hour. White and Leclaire were wanted on two charges of car theft and armed robbery of a snack bar four miles south of Huntsville on Highway 11. [Incomplete] Open in full size

Burks Falls, Ont., May 5- Con. Vernon Dix 32, of the Burks falls detachment of Ontario Provincial Police was injured Saturday when he drove his car off the road to avoid hitting two youths fleeing in a stolen car. Con. Dix was chasing a stolen car driven by Wallace Leclaire, 18, and John White, 16, of Owen Sound, reachng a speed of close to 100 miles an hour. White and Leclaire were wanted on two charges of car theft and armed robbery of a snack bar four miles south of Huntsville on Highway 11. [Incomplete]

Picture, 1958, English

Burks Falls, Ont., May 5- Con. Vernon Dix 32, of the Burks falls detachment of Ontario Provincial Police was injured Saturday when he drove his car off the road to avoid hitting two youths fleeing in a stolen car. Con. Dix was chasing a stolen car driven by Wallace Leclaire, 18, and John White, 16, of Owen Sound, reachng a speed of close to 100 miles an hour. White and Leclaire were wanted on two charges of car theft and armed robbery of a snack bar four miles south of Huntsville on Highway 11. [Incomplete]

Picture, 1958, English

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Toronto Star License

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From the Toronto Star Archives

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Police - Canada - Ontario - OPP - D

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Toronto Reference Library

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Baldwin Collection

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Toronto Reference Library

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Toronto Star Photo Archive

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tspa_0027486f