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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1963 November

Public Bus Crashes Into Building in Roanoke, Va.

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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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Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
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52 seconds
At the scene of a traffic accident in Roanoke, Va., on Shenandoah Avenue, a man uses smelling salts to revive a woman who is then placed on a gurney and loaded into an ambulance by emergency medical technicians. Footage includes several views, both interior and exterior, of the wreckage of a public transportation bus and the building it hit when the bus's brakes failed. There were no serious injuries.
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