Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 December

Fatal Car Accident in Franklin 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
12/05/58
Run Time
23 seconds
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Members of the Virgina State Police, the Bedford Life-Saving Crew, and volunteers attempt to recover a car from the Staunton River after it fell 200 feet from Hale's Ford Bridge, killing John McTaw Jacobs and Paul B. Thompson.
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