Watch: The Bonnie and Clyde death car

On this day in 1934, West Dallas outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow met their end in a police ambush near Gibsland, La.

During their two-year crime spree, they evaded law enforcement countless times and murdered 13 people, including several law enforcement officers. But the bank robbers also took lots of pictures of themselves, which led to worldwide fame and a certain sympathy or awe from the public.

The stolen V8 Ford Coupe, which Barrow had been driving about 85 miles per hour before the ambush, was riddled with bullets. The original car is on display at Whiskey Pete’s casino in Nevada.

Here is footage taken the day the outlaws died.

By |2016-05-23T12:11:32-05:00May 23rd, 2016|Crime, News, Oak Cliff History|Comments Off on Watch: The Bonnie and Clyde death car

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