Item Details

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

Larry Douglas Poff Drowns in Bottom Creek Near Salem, 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
03/18/58
Run Time
1 min., 03 sec.
Sound
silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Law enforcement officials arrive at Bottom Creek on Bent Mountain, where 17-year-old Larry Douglas Poff drowned while fishing; a can of bait belonging to Poff was found on a rock near the river; members of the Salem Rescue Squad recover the body and carry it through thick underbrush back to the rescue vehicle.
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