McKee Fire

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McKee Fire - _ Kingsport Youth A warded $116,000 In Mishal...
_ Kingsport Youth A warded $116,000 In Mishal Suit A 20-year-old Kingsport youth has been awarded a judgment of $116,000 by a Kentucky jury for injuries he received when a firetruck he was riding to a fire while a student at Berea College overturned, seriously injuring him and killing another student. Edgar G. Moody, Rt. 3, president of the junior class and an honor student when the accident happened during the early morning hours of April 23, 1965, suffered multiple fractures of the pelvis and left leg. The jury, composed of six men and six women, required about 45 minutes to return the judgment for Moody against the City of Berea and Berea College and to return a $150,000 verdict in favor of the estate of the dead student, Morris Gay, of Avon Park, Fla. The two judgments against the college and city, handed down by the jury in Jackson County Cir Ky., came testimony. The Kin^port Smoot a associated Ky. law firnjs in Moody w. killed when jointly by the City ol on a curve for help fr fighting a storage tanl Neither members More On uit Court, McKee, ifter three days of law firm of Hawkins was cith two Lexington, the cases. s injured and Gay ;he firetruck, owned Berea College and Berea, overturned inswering an appeal m McKee firemen, erious fire near oil oody nor Gay were of the student Page 8. Column 7

Clipped from Kingsport Times21 Oct 1966, FriPage 1

Kingsport Times (Kingsport, Tennessee)21 Oct 1966, FriPage 1
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