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On this day: 12-15-1967

Ohio´s Silver Bridge collapses during rush hour

On this day in 1967, the Silver Bridge across the Ohio River collapsed during rush hour. Dozens of cars fell into the icy water. Forty-six people lost their lives in the accident, and many others were injured. Today, better construction and safety rules make accidents like this one less common.

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Yearmakemodel0-601/4 mileComment
1964StudebakerLark 289ci/280hp 4spd7.30015.800Motor Trend
1963StudebakerAvanti 289ci/280hp 3spd auto8.00015.800Motor Trend
Yearmakemodel0-601/4 mileComment
1963StudebakerStn Wgn (Supercharged) 289ci/280hp 4spd7.80016.200Car Life