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Posted: 6/24/2002 11:49:46 AM EST
Woman Dies in Ark. Train Accident Woman Dies on Cell Phone in Train Accident The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. June 24 - A woman talking on a cell phone was killed Monday after driving into the path of an Amtrak train going 75 mph, police said. Police said Wanda Tappin, 44, apparently did not notice the crossing arms blocking the road. The train pushed her car about a quarter-mile down the track before stopping. None of the 155 people aboard the train was hurt. [IMG]http://www.uniquehardware.co.uk/server-smilies/contrib/monsieurboo/tgv.gif[/IMG]
Link Posted: 6/24/2002 12:28:42 PM EST
what a dumbass. Sounds like a Darwin Award nominee I saw a guy almost get killed because he was talking on a cellphone. Didn't see the red light, or ME, STOPPED, in the lane next to him. He glanced off the front of a pickup truck that was going through the intersection in front of me. Could have been worse... MUCH worse...
Link Posted: 6/24/2002 12:33:22 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/24/2002 12:34:17 PM EST by ChuckT]
I almost broadsided a guy on a cell phone in an Infinity Q45 on a Saturday morning. He had a stop sign; I did not. I locked up the brakes on my F-150 and just missed him. He never even looked up. He has no idea how close he came to serious injury or death. I was doing 50 mph, which was the speed limit. Several months later they made it a 4-way stop. Someone else must have gotten creamed.
Link Posted: 6/24/2002 12:36:38 PM EST
I made a bumper sticker up that said "THE ROAD WOULD BE A SAFER PLACE IF YOU HAD THAT CELL PHONE UP YOUR A$$".. Someone tore it off after about 10 days...
Link Posted: 6/24/2002 12:45:43 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/24/2002 12:54:51 PM EST
The worse thing is you don't know who is crazy any more. It looks like they are all talking to themselves.
Link Posted: 6/24/2002 1:03:17 PM EST
Hello? Eternity Calling...
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Aw shucks, I thought you were talking about the lovely young lady who was giving me lap dances all Saturday night. [;)] She gave me her number, but it's out of service. [:(]
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