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Posted: 5/17/2003 2:29:32 AM EDT
[img]http://flymeaway.net/images/darwin.gif[/img] [url]http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/breaking_news/5878595.htm[/url] Va. Student Killed After Hitching Ride Associated Press HERSHEY, Pa. - A college student who hitched a seven-mile ride on the cab of a tractor-trailer without the driver's knowledge was run over and killed by the rig when he jumped off, police said. The victim, a 20-year-old Chantilly, Va., man, who attended Lebanon Valley College, became entangled in the rear tires early Thursday as the truck was coming to a stop. His name was not released. The victim and another student, Jonah Modesto, 21, had climbed onto a platform between the back of the cab and the trailer. Modesto jumped off the truck to tell the driver about the accident. No charges were filed.olice said they do not know why the two young men hitched a ride.
Link Posted: 5/17/2003 2:32:27 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/17/2003 2:34:17 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DoubleFeed: When jumping off of equipment, jump AWAY from the large moving parts which kill, maim, or induce a sensation of discomfort!
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Oh, please ... that would make way too much sense. You know damned well there's a severe lack of that in society today.
Link Posted: 5/17/2003 2:34:23 AM EDT
Sounds more like he jumped in front of the vehicle.[rolleyes]
Link Posted: 5/17/2003 2:38:47 AM EDT
His college time no worky.
Link Posted: 5/17/2003 4:56:35 AM EDT
Is this actually the Darwin Award Winner, or just a possible nominee? I think the guy who got decapitated while runnig away from the Atlanta PD should win the award this year!
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