CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Louisville, Kentucky: Harold Dow) Church bus crash aftermath featured; details given, scenes shown. [Radcliff student council vice president Lori COFFEY - comments on truck driver's blood alcohol level.] No. of students killed given. [Bus DRIVERS - comment on loss of students.] [Fort Knox SOLDIER - says driver should die.] NTSB officials reported continuing investigation. Safety of school buses questioned. [State medical examiner George NICHOLS - says all died from smoke inhalation caused when gas tank has exploded.] Driver Larry Mahoney reported receiving death threats; details given.
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