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Texas / Truck Deaths / Immigrant Smuggling #728418

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 14, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Victoria, Texas: Bob McNamara) The tragedy in Victoria, Texas, involving illegal aliens crammed into an unventilated truck trailer, resulting in 18 deaths, featured; details given about the illegal immigrant smuggling trade; scenes shown of bodies being removed and helicopters searching for survivors who ran into the woods. [Victoria County Sheriff Mike RATCLIFF†- says survivors will be treated as crime victims.] [US attorney Michael SHELBY†- comments on the case.] [Undersecretary for Border Security Asa HUTCHINSON†- says this is a reminder of the callous disregard smugglers have for their human cargo.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
McNamara, Bob
Duration:
00:02:10

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