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Crime History: Deadliest drunken-driving crash on record kills 27

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On this day, May 14, in 1988, a drunk driver traveling the wrong way near Carrollton, Ky., struck a school bus carrying a church youth group. The crash and ensuing fire killed 27, the deadliest drunken-driving crash in history. Sixty-seven church members from Radcliff, Ky., were returning from an amusement park trip when, at 11 p.m., a pickup driven by Larry Mahoney hit the bus nearly head on....

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