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TAPK FALL 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1
LU G, WATER TOWER
A 3 -year-old Forman, Arkansas, man is severely
injured as he falls 40 feet inside a water tank
on Fort Worth's South side. Roy L. Turner
any. two other men were rigging shelving inside
the city-owned tank at 6th avenue and Berry
street when scaffolding collapsed anti Turner
plunges to the bottom of the empty tank. M
Officials say the crew was preparing to sand
blast the inside of the tank. Firemen,
operating an hydraulic .lai-ler, are called to
scene after Turner had boen removed from the
tank through a 14-inch opening in the bottom.
The injured man's moans can be hears by
hundreds of Southside residents crowning the
L U G A
An intern from John Peter Smith hospital
administers pain-killing narcotics to the
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Tank fall], item, December 18, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc960211/m1/1/: accessed May 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.