The memories are still very vivid for those who survived the disaster the night the skywalks fell at the Hyatt Regency hotel on July 17, 1981. As this piece from the KCTV5 News Vault, Dr. Jon Riscoe was an assistant professor at the UMKC medical school. He oversaw 12 medical students. Most had never seen a body before, but that night everything changed.


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