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Eight killed watching drag race

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by beefncheddar, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest


    They died doing what they loved.
  2. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    My sympathy and thoughts are with the families. RIP.
  3. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    Watching an ILLEGAL drag race. But still, it's a shame that a car with no headlights came out nowhere to hit the spectators.
  4. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    From updated AP story:

    The crowd then moved into the road to watch the cars drive away. The combination of the smoke and the dark morning likely meant the driver of the approaching white sedan could not see the crowd. No charges were pending.

    He may well have had his lights on. And I'm having a REAL hard time finding any sympathy for the victims. Particularly the 61-year-old father: Nice example you're setting there, old man.
  5. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    I don't care what time it is at night, standing in the middle of a relatively major highway is not a good idea.
  6. John

    John Well-Known Member

    That was what caught my attention, a 61-year-old man was out watching an illegal drag race at 3 a.m.
  7. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Welcome to southern Maryland. The emphasis starts to shift more towards southern. Hell, that's where new neighborhoods are routinely lit up on fire by locals pissed off about growth. There's even a bi-county arson task force there. Should have seen the redneck girl they just arrested.
  8. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    Wow, what a drag......

    What? Too soon?
  9. JR

    JR Active Member

    I posted this on an earlier thread.

    Streetracing's been a problem up here and the Ontario government has gone all hard-ass.

    If you're caught doing 50 kmh over the speedlimit (that's about 30 mph), you're charged with streetracing, you have your car impounded ON THE SPOT, and you'll be sujbect to a fine that goes as high as $10,000
  10. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but how do the mounties catch up to you when they have to ride those horses?
  11. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    Quote from the brother of one of the victims: "He liked going to the race track, watching races."

    Well, go to the fucking race track, then.

    No sympathy here.
  12. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    So how many points is that? </toosoon>
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