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...I received today. A guy I used to work with, for 16 years, killed a 17 year old kid while driving drunk. He's in the hospital with a broken back. It's his third DWI. Here's the article:
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/new ... news.shtml
How stupid can a person be? THREE DWIs! If he just got pulled over he'd be fucked, but now he's got vehicular homicide added on. This is really bothering me. I feel bad for the kid's family, I feel bad for the family of the driver (his father was a mentor of mine in college), I just feel badly about the whole thing. It's a whole lotta WHY.
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This is indeed a sad tale.

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this is fucking shit.
don't drink and drive.
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I don't drive.
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Mayhem wrote:...I received today. A guy I used to work with, for 16 years, killed a 17 year old kid while driving drunk. He's in the hospital with a broken back. It's his third DWI. Here's the article:
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/new ... news.shtml
How stupid can a person be? THREE DWIs! If he just got pulled over he'd be fucked, but now he's got vehicular homicide added on. This is really bothering me. I feel bad for the kid's family, I feel bad for the family of the driver (his father was a mentor of mine in college), I just feel badly about the whole thing. It's a whole lotta WHY.
I wish there was something I could say other than I'm sorry to hear about this. There are a lot of whys in this one my friend. Take care of yourself.
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I tried to read the article but it made my computer freeze up (again). That is horrible news. In fact, every time you hear about anyone from that college you used to go to it's always bad and worse news.

Goes to show you, just because you're in acadamia it doesn't always mean you've got any brains to speak of. Guy should've been cabbin' it after the second DWI.
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Theres an idiot kid on the local news the other day. 17 years old- just got his license not that long ago. Plows into another car and puts the 32 year old mother of two in critical condition. Its his second DWI. I repeat, his second DWI and he's just gotten his license.

Wait- it gets worse. He tells a reporter, on camera mind you, that he can't promise he won't do it again.

And just when you thought it couldn't get any worse- his mother puts all the blame on the place that served him beer.

Idiots like this give drunkards a bad name and it pisses me off.
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Sorry- I get carried away sometimes.

I'm sorry to hear about the accident Mayhem.

I concurr with Oggar- Take care.
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winebox wrote:Guy should've been cabbin' it after the second DWI.
No shit. I guess he wasn't thinking. As I remember he's an idiot drunk. Brain activity gets suspended when he drinks.


benderboy wrote:Theres an idiot kid on the local news the other day. 17 years old- just got his license not that long ago. Plows into another car and puts the 32 year old mother of two in critical condition. Its his second DWI. I repeat, his second DWI and he's just gotten his license.

Wait- it gets worse. He tells a reporter, on camera mind you, that he can't promise he won't do it again.

And just when you thought it couldn't get any worse- his mother puts all the blame on the place that served him beer.

Idiots like this give drunkards a bad name and it pisses me off.
It's things like this that makes me wonder if natural selection works.
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Post by Chelsea40oz »

Very sad, poor kid.

Like you Mayhem, I think of all the people it affects. When my friend got hit on his motorcycle by an old man in a truck, as worried as I was for my friend, a part of me also felt really sad for the old man. This to me is the most terrifying aspect of ever learning to drive – I've seen little kids run out in front of cars too. Even if it isn't the driver's fault, it would be a terrible thing to live with.

Not worth the risk, ever. :(
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Mayhem, that really sucks.

I'm not sure why it's so hard for some people...if you're drinking, you can't drive. You just don't do it.

And that 17 year old that BB mentioned should be castrated with a rusty beer can. Fucking Christ, TWO DUIs and he's only 17 ? And it's somehow the fault of the bartender...yeah right, he dragged him into this bar (underage) and forced booze down his throat, then put him in the car and sent him on his way.

I have a friend that is a 2 time DUI offender, and, miraculously, he seems to have finally gotten the message. He was up here last week, boozing heavily, but will not get behind the wheel anymore.
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Post by Crystal »

I got a DUI. I could only imagine what it would be like to know that you had, while simply trying to get home, hit and killed someone only 17 years old! It's such an insane thing. You feel bad for the victim's family and friends. you feel bad for the drunk guy, his friends and family. you can't do anything to change what happened. i just wish he would have learned his lesson after the first time. terribly tragedy. i feel for you, mayhem
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Geeze bro i am really sorry to hear that. Please take care of yourself we are all here for you. I too know that pain of having some one hurt/killed b/c of a dwi. my moms best friends son ( a friend of mine) was a passaner in a crash, the driver was speeding and drunk the driver was fine, he killed the guy in the other car and left Clinton in a coma for 7 months. He finally came out but has serve brain damanage and now requires almost 24/7 care

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