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

Teenage Girl Killed in Roanoke County, Va., Car Accident

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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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59 seconds
The body of a teenage girl, covered with a blanket, lies next to the overturned vehicle from which she was ejected during a single-car accident in Roanoke County, Va. Police officers, members of the Salem Rescue Squad, and others wrap the body with a sheet and lift it, on a stretcher, into an ambulance. After righting the car, rescue squad members and others inspect its interior with flashlights.
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