Lake plunge resurfaces tragedy

CHILLING MEMORIES: Mount Gambier man Kevin Lock visited the scene of Friday night’s crash yesterday, the same spot where he witnessed a fatal accident almost 62 years ago. Picture: TODD LEWIS

FOLLOWING the remarkable survival of a young man who’s car plunged 150 metres into the Blue Lake last week, a local man has told The Border Watch how he witnessed a fatal accident occur at the exact same spot almost 62 years ago.

Kevin Lock was driving past the Chinese monument with friends just before 6pm on Saturday, November 4, 1956, when he saw a two-door Morris Minor carrying three people crash through a fence, before tumbling

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