I took Joseph's advice&looked it up in my video collection. C.Close
(according to Charles Kuralt on Sunday Morning 4+years ago(the week Magic
Johnson announced that he had AIDS) "Had a terrible illness of the
spine"..."The collaspse of his spinal artery cut off the blood supply in his
spinal collumn-leaving him paralysed."There was no mention of a car accident.
It was at the time he was exhibiting 12 paintings done after the
illness (He had been paralysed 3 yrs at the time of this airing . The piece
was titled Close Encounters.- FYI-Bill