TITLE

Four NY girls die en route to school when tree falls on their van; six others suffer minor injuries

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Jet;03/24/97, Vol. 91 Issue 18, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the circumstance surrounding the death of four New York girls when a tree fell on the church van they were riding in. The girls being from Allen Christian School in St. Albans, Queens; Details of the accident; Comments from the victims' family.
ACCESSION #
9703311105

 

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