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Carrollton, Kentucky / Bus Crash #562239

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 16, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) 27 counts of murder reported filed against driver responsible for church bus crash in Kentucky. Report introduced.

(Radcliff, Kentucky) Witnesses quoted with regard to speed of driver Larry Mahoney's truck when hit bus head on. Mahoney's blood alcohol level given. [Carroll Cnty. prosecutor John ACKMAN - says wants death penalty.] Crash illustration and discussed. [Med. examiner Dr. George NICHOLS - says fire killed victims.] Bus noted not meeting federal safety standards. [Institution for Auto Safety spokesperson Brian O'NEILL - comments on bus safety.] Most victims noted students. [Principal Charlie JONES - comments on loss.]

Brokaw, Tom

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