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New Mexico Wreck #221304

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 27, 1972
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(Studio) Cattle truck collides with bus on narrow bridge near Fort Sumner, NM. Bus filled with Texas teenagers. 19 killed, 16 injured.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Sumner, New Hampshire) Truck hits railing on narrow bridge and jackknifes. Bus collides head on. Bus carrying teenagers from Woodlawn Baptist Church of Austin, Texas, to resort near Santa Fe, NM. Planned to ski and attend religious mtgs. Bridge too narrow to meet current standards.
REPORTER: Harold Dow (KFDA-TV newsfilm)

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:01:20

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