ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 08, 1972
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(Studio) Pilot error or failure of steering mechanism causes freighter to ram side of open drawbridge over Brunswick River in Georgia. Cars topple into deep water. 5 dead, 6 missing.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Brunswick River, Georgia) Coast Guard copters and drivers help in search operations. Sidney Lanier Bridge collapsed with ship's impact, causing cars on it to be cast into water. Freighter African Neptune hit span. [Charles WELLS - describes accident.]
REPORTER: David Snell (narrates from Jacksonville, Florida)
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