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Texas / Truck Deaths #728492

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Victoria, Texas: Don Teague) The search for survivors from the truck in which 18 illegal aliens were killed in an illegal immigrant smuggling enterprise featured; details given about charges filed against Tyrone Williams††, the driver of the truck; courtroom sketches shown; scenes shown of officials searching for survivors. [Immigrant’s cousin Claudia BARRIOS‡- comments on searching for her relative.] [Texas police OFFICER – says we’re trying to get the survivors some food & water.] [Victoria County district attorney Dexter EAVES††- says somebody is going to pay.] [Victim’s father Silverio GOMEZ‡- says every Hispanic has a dream to have a better life.]

(NOTE – Local weather bulletin on screen.)

Brokaw, Tom;
Teague, Don

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