The Press: Safety Editorial

In the daily Lock Haven (Pa.) Express (circ. 7,639), Editor Rebecca Gross, 48, sounded a holiday editorial warning to drive carefully: "Who wants to start the New Year in a hospital or a morgue?" Shortly after, Editor Gross, one of a group of U.S. editors to visit Moscow last year (TIME, April 13), and one of the first two newswomen ever to be awarded a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard, proved her own point. On New Year's Eve, according to a witness, she drove through a new stop sign, crashed into another car. At the hospital, her right leg was amputated...

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