People: Mar. 22, 1968

In the most improbable of auto accidents, a two-tire wheel assembly detached itself from a trailer truck on the Long Island Expressway and smashed into a limousine carrying Gary Grant, 64. The accident mashed the priceless Grant nose, bruised his expensive ribs, and dispatched the actor for nearly a week's stay at St. John's Hospital, where he shared a semiprivate room with the limousine's driver. Also hospitalized: Gratia von Furstenberg, 23, a cousin of Actress Betsy von Furstenberg, who was accompanying Grant to the airport to see him off, and wound up at...

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