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Old 08-23-2011, 06:10 AM
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We all know drunk driving is dumb. Its almost a thing of moral, I know I would never do it. You'd figure others wouldn't. I just read a thread on here about a forum member who was hit by a drunk driver.

Sunday night a good friend of mine was with his girlfriend and his 3 month old son. Their tire blew out and Angel had pulled over the car. When they had pulled over, they were struck by a drunk driver. Angel tried his hardest to save his 3 month old son, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. You never really think about these things until theres a reality check like this. This was the drivers second offense.



Go figure, the driver of the car "is a good guy" "quiet" "Shy". I hope he f*cking dies. He deserves it. We know he will get only get a slap on the wrist too.
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That is terrible, I feel so bad for the family.
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Angel was so proud to be a father. Almost everyday he had posted up a new picture of his kid and always said kind things about him.
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That is absolutely aweful Alex, very sorry to hear about this! Thoughts and prayers go out to your friend man for his terrible loss.

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I saw that on the news yesterday. I had no idea you knew him until I read this, Alex.

It was tragic and the "gentleman" who hit them should be put up for life.
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I saw that on the news yesterday. I had no idea you knew him until I read this, Alex.

It was tragic and the "gentleman" who hit them should be put up for life.
yes Michael, he was the singer for the band I had played in for a year and a half or so. And yes I AGREE!!!! I hate how whenever things happen, they always interview somebody in their defense.
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I hope they fry the bastard!

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It's really sad. I have gone though a few similar losses myself.
but understand, people drive over the limit way more than you can imagine. most without even knowingly being over the limit, most others assuming they are okay to drive and won't get caught. and even though the latest case involving a friend happened during the day, at 4:30pm... the best advice to avoid getting hit by a drunk driver, is to stay off the street in the late hours of the night. if you have to travel during those hours, use roads with high police presence, center barricades, and/or low speed limits.

please, if you see someone driving all over both lines, dial 911 and call it in. you will be saving a life by doing so.

additionally, if you are concerned about your bac while out, say at a wedding or family cookout, the easiest rule of thumb is dont drink more than 1 serving of alcohol per hour (1 beer, 1 shot, etc), eat regularly, drink a glass of water in between drinks, wait an hour after your last drink before you drive. be wary of mixed drinks, it is likely to contain more than 1 shot if you get a heavy pouring bartender who is looking for tips.
an even better rule is dont even plan to drink if you half to drive and dont have a dd. once you pop a top at home after work or sat. evening... put the keys in the kitchen drawer and plan not to leave the house.


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thats horrible!!!!!! i hate dumb people like this who drink and drive that dude should be locked up for the rest of his life and be made someones lil bitch and tortured every second of the day
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This is really sad.

My prayer go out to your friend Alex. Sounds like they were a great family.
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