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Notre Dame Student Manager Dies in Tower Collapse

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Windy out there today, tower falls, manager doing video is killed. Ugh. Awful stuff

    http://ncaafootball.fanhouse.com/2010/10/27/student-manager-killed-as-notre-dame-video-tower-collapses/
     
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

  3. Layman

    Layman Active Member

    Sure as sh*t hope ND doesn't have the balls to insist ND Security Police handle this mess. They're pretty infamous for...at best...putting a "best case" spin on things. Gonna be REAL interesting to watch this one unfold.........
     
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    I'm surprised this doesn't happen more often. I can't think of how many times I've been sitting there on a windy day at practice on my beat, seeing the video person up there and thinking to myself that would be the last place I'd want to be. And I guarantee my school's equipment is much more dangerous than Notre Dame's is.
     
  5. Journo13

    Journo13 Member

    I can't even imagine. God bless.
     
  6. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    Condolences to the student's family.

    To Notre Dame? Make sure your legal team is a helluva lot better than your football team.
     
  7. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    The story said winds were gusting up to 40 miles an hour. Didn't it occur to anyone that maybe the kid shouldn't have been up there, or was taping practice more important?
     
  8. SockPuppet

    SockPuppet Active Member

    Exactly.
     
  9. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    I'll ask it: Fireable offense for Brian Kelly?
     
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    No.
     
  11. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    That's a tough one. If you're the boss and your neglect of safety results in an employee death isn't it logical to assume you might be out of a job?

    That said someone is getting fired. There's going to be a scapegoat here.
     
  12. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Kelly isn't his boss. The video director is.
     
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