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In 1965, it was a bee - not texting - that caused traffic accident [History Matters]

May 1965 Bad buzz "Bee Causes Accident: Electric Cut 2 Hours: "While Stanley Randolf Moore of Guildord Road, was driving down Oakland Mill Road near Guilford last Sunday, a bee flew into his car distracting him according to police reports, and causing the car to smash into a light pole. "As a result, the car sheared off the light pole and the impact slammed Mr. Moore into the steering column, breaking it in the process and causing his passenger, Mamie Coleman, to be thrown through the windshield. When the pole was broken by the auto, power lines snapped causing a power failure over the area which lasted 2 hours. "The victims of the accident were taken to the...

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