Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 March

Twelve Injured and One Killed in a Car Crash in Giles County, Va.

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
03/23/59
Run Time
28 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Footage of the extensive damage done to the car belonging to Walter Harvey (Sonny) Carter, who was killed in the crash after trying to pass a tractor-trailer and hitting other cars on U.S. 460 in Giles County.
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