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Bobby Johns and Roy Tyner
Accident Information

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WARNING: THE PICTURE BELOW IS GRAPHIC. This is a public AP Wirephoto newspaper article on the crash. Because of the historic significance we will list the publicly available article.  If there is a family member or other person that objects to the photo, we apologize.

During the running of the 1960 Southern 500 at Darlington, Bobby Johns and Roy Tyner made contact on the backstretch. Johns in the #5 Cotton Owens Pontiac slammed into the pit wall. Johnís was fine, but unfortunately three pit members were fatally injured. They were Paul McDuffie, Charles Sweatlund, and Joe Taylor. This photo is from the Marty Little collection.

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Paul McDuffie, Charlie Sweatlund, & Joe Taylor Fatal Crash






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