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Two hurt by flying debris at monster truck rally

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Two hurt by flying debris at monster truck rally

Post by Misfit » Sat January 17th, 2009, 2:38 pm

This is dreadful, and read some of the comments from those who were there and witnessed it. Another station is reporting this morning that the young boy did not survive his injuries.

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Post by Alaric » Sat January 17th, 2009, 3:42 pm

Unfortunately, that's the risk of going to anything like this. I grew up around drag racing and know it all too well. They put the fans back so far these days for this very reason as stray objects flying off cars happens all the time.

If the kid has died then I feel really sorry for the family.

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Post by Misfit » Sat January 17th, 2009, 4:15 pm

They are definitely confirming the young boy died, I am very sorry for the family. I don't go to these shows but it sounds like the seats they were in were rather close to the action -- apparently this is a group of seats for family members of the drivers, etc.

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