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West Virginia Flood #462692

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 28, 1972
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(Studio) Death toll in West Virginia flood rose to 66 today. Dan had collapsed.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Logan County, West Virginia) State police and National Guards search wreckage for more bodies. [One man blames coal companies for dams made of waste, which eventually collapse.] Coal companies say they asked state to let them drain lakes, but state refused as it would hurt trout fishing. (Man, West Virginia) Survivors visit temporary morgue seeking relatives and friends.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) State officials say this could happen again.

Reporter(s):
Dancy, John;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:03:00

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