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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by ADinNYC, Nov 11, 2020.

  1. ADinNYC

    ADinNYC Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    Drink and drive.

    My 34 year old nephew was killed by a drunk driver last Tuesday night near Lake Tahoe. A beautiful life was snuffed out in a matter of seconds. Such a senseless waste. He was a wildland firefighter, lived life to the fullest and had so much to look forward to. Of course, the drunk driver walked away with barely a scratch.

    Be careful out there.

    Andrew
     
  2. Cheap Trills

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    Sorry for your loss and condolences to your family. That's just awful to hear. I hope people listen to this advice
     
  3. memorex

    memorex Friend of Leo's

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    That's very sorry news. I've never understood why some states don't treat aggrevated vehicular homicide as seriously as aggrevated manslaughter.
     
  4. 4 Cat Slim

    4 Cat Slim Friend of Leo's

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    Condolences to you and to his family.
    Words fall short and there's little else I can say in the face of such a senseless tragedy.
     
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    So sorry to hear that, such a senseless and pointless death. Condolences to all.
     
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    Sorry to hear this. Really terrible when someone else's poor decision making takes the life of someone.
     
  7. StevesBoogie

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    I am so very, very sorry. Your post serves a great service.
     
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    Sorry for your family's loss.
     
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    So sorry for your loss. Totally avoidable, totally preventable.
     
  10. boris bubbanov

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    Just outrageous.

    And your nephew gave back so much to society, as a wildland firefighter.

    It is a tragedy when a dentist, salesman or accountant dies in this fashion. But I'm thinking about asking my Legislator if we can't revise the Criminal Code in Louisiana, to treat killing someone in this fashion who is a nurse, surgeon, medtech, soldier, sailor, Marine, airman, police officer or a firefighter as an aggravating circumstance - to result in mandatory enhanced sentencing. Personally I empathize with what Memorex is saying, I just never found any takers when we proposed that.

    If you are shocked and saddened by what happened to this young man, tear the dark window film off the windows of your vehicle. Give yourself a no excuses fighting chance of seeing the other vehicle, the motorcycle, the pedestrian this Winter. Save some lives, don't just shake your head and utter a prayer. Do something real.
     
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    (shaking head)

    You are so right. I'm so sorry for you and your family, such a loss, and because of such carelessness!

    In the days of freaking Uber!
     
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    I'm so sorry for him, his family, you and the family of the drunk driver.
     
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    :( I've lost an aunt and a cousin that way (separate families and events). All my best in your grief.
     
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    A senseless death. When will our society ever learn?
     
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    Damn, terrible.
     
  16. archetype

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    Senseless. My best thoughts to everyone touched by this.
     
  17. Geoff738

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    Andrew,

    Im sorry for your loss. My condolences to your nephew’s family and friends.

    Geoff
     
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    My deepest condolences to you and your family!
     
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    words cant describe , sincerly sorry
     
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    I am so very sorry.
     
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