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AERIAL PHOTOS SHOW SCANT REMAINS OF SPAN THAT CARRIED MANY TO DEATH
This is the bridge that was. At the left is how the scene
looked today viewing it from the West Virginia side at the
Point Pleasant approachway. Across the Ohio River can be
seen Kanauga and Ohio Rt. 7. Only the piers stand as an
awesome reminder. Beneath this now peaceful water lay
an undetermined number of vehicles and 'dead occupants.
The above photo shows the Ohio approachway after the col-
lapse with a trailer truck and several cars mangled like
broken toys in the steel wreckage.Daily Mail Aerial Photos
by Chet Hawes.
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ginning "and I feel it is going j
to be painfully slow."
"Our greatest concern now is
to get as much information as
possible to, the relatives of those
who are unaccounted for," he said.
GOVERNORS AT SCENE
Both Gov. Smith and Ohio
James Rhodes rushed
the scene with civil defense and
road officials last night.
In addition, Smith said he has
members of the state attorney
generals staff on hand.
there today, assisted by o t h e r
ilaw enforcement officials.
The state police detachment
POINT PLEASANT, W. Va.
W) Following are known cas-
ualities in the Ohio River bridge
collapse here Friday:
1. George McManus, South
Point, Ohio, a trucker.
2. Cecil Counts, Gallipolis Fer-
ry, W. Va.
3. Melvin Cantrcll, Gallipolis
Ferry, W. Va.
4. Leo Blackmail, Richmond,
Va., a trucker.
5. Unidentified woman.
6. Three unidentified persons in
1. Howard Boggs, 24, Bidwell,
Ohio; Pleasant. Valley Hospital,
Ohio; Pleasant Valley Hospit-
al, not critical.
3. William Edmondson,
Hospital, broken arm and cuts.
4. William Frank Wamsley,
28. Point Pleasant;
Valley Hospital, not critical.
5. William Needham Jr., 27,
Ashboro, N. C.; Pleasant Vol-
ley Hospital, back fracture, not
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