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Singers' Deaths / Presley / Lynyrd Skynyrd #46251

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 21, 1977
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(Studio) Med. examiner reports autopsy of Elvis Presley shows singer had used 8 different drugs before death, but these didn't contribute to death. Mississippi plane crash kills leader and 2 other members of rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(No location given) Report on popularity of group and crash that killed 3 members of group, include leader Ronnie Van Zant. (Photos and film shown.) Group took name from teacher who expelled 3 of them from Florida high school 10 years ago. Several members of band survive crash, but spokesperson says band will never play again under old name.

Brown, Bob;
Jarriel, Tom

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