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campgal89 Jan 16, 1:37 p.m.
And another thing i just saw the guidelines about commebts and some of these should be removed there is no need to have things saying that when families is in a grieving state
charmcclainlovesdogs2 Jan 14, 5:11 p.m.
Some blame the poor deer, or the condition of the weather; when they know full well it was the driver speeding over the limit going 70 to 90 miles per hour. When are we going to stop making excuses and start with solutions to the problems?
charmcclainlovesdogs2 Jan 14, 5:04 p.m.
MAKING EXCUSES OF ALL KINDS NEVER SOLVES THE PROBLEM; DOES IT? DRINKING AND DRIVING DOES NOT AND WILL NEVER MIX. WHEN WILL THE DRINKERS WAKE UP AND REALIZE THIS BEFORE THEY TAKE A LIFE THEY WILL REGRET DOING.
charmcclainlovesdogs2 Jan 14, 4:57 p.m.
People drink and then drive because alcohol is toxic and impairs
BUT THEY KNOW THEY HAVE BEEN DRINKING YET REFUES TO LISTEN TO OTHERS TO NOT DRIVE. BUT MY QUESTION IS: WHY GET INTO A VEHICLE WHEN YOU KNOW CLEARLY THE DRIVER HAS BEEN DRINKING? DON'T YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR OWN LIFE? NEVER RIDE WITH A DRIVER WHO IS DRINKING. CALL SOMEONE TO COME AND PICK YOU UP.
charmcclainlovesdogs2 Jan 14, 4:39 p.m.
,,the fog was so bad,
Thats why you slow down in certain conditions instead of speeding. See it all the time.
charmcclainlovesdogs2 Jan 14, 4:29 p.m.
medical examiner might not be able to perform toxicology tests.
Something caused the driver to have this accident. Praying that the examiner will be able to get a toxicology test to prove what likely occurred.
charmcclainlovesdogs2 Jan 14, 4:28 p.m.
My condolences to all the families and friends in their loss. May God/Jesus bring comfort to all of you in the days ahead.
Pretzel Logic Jan 14, 3:48 p.m.
RE : Just because they story mentions a toxicology report does not mean that Aaron was drinking and driving...for as long as i knew him i never saw him drink and drive!
For his sake I hope he was drunk, because if he made the decision to go 90 mph while sober its even worse... multiple passengers,,, 3 kids of his own,,, the fog was so bad, as an earlier post, a deer could have jumped out,,, Sure could have.
Very poor judgment on the drivers part, very poor judgment...
RE : my thought to it is - why the heck do people get behind the wheel after having been out drinking -
People drink and then drive because alcohol is toxic and impairs the brains ability to recognize any impairment no matter how severe, when people are drunk they will often recognize the fact that they are intoxicated but reject the fact they they are too drunk to drive or walk...
Sad for the kids...
Sanford_27330 Jan 14, 3:31 p.m.
prayers and thoughts to all the families, I knew 3 of the 4 for 17 years.. But they all will be missed!!
ellendtyner Jan 14, 2:34 p.m.
RIP Aaron, Kathy, Chris and Becky...to all of you passing judgement, remember that no one is perfect and everybody makes mistakes! Just because they story mentions a toxicology report does not mean that Aaron was drinking and driving...for as long as i knew him i never saw him drink and drive! Their families and friends are dealing with enough grief over the loss of these great people that they should not have to see people talking negative about what may or may not have been the reason why they left this earth!
mirasey Jan 14, 1:12 p.m.
I have to say this is terrible loss,, they were very good, hardworker people,,the fog was so bad,if you didn't know the road then you were in for it, or a deer could have ran out in front of them,,who know's,,,,let's pray for the children left behind wondering where is my dad or mom? you know it is hard on all the families,,who cares if they were speeding or not wearing a seatbelt,who cares,,they are gone,,and if they did have seatbelts on,,they still were pinned inside the vehicle,,,,just wish they were still here so we can tell them how much we love them. :(
affirmativediversity Jan 14, 11:52 a.m.
southerntalent Jan 14, 10:53 a.m.
State troopers said Aaron Powers was driving a 2006 Dodge Charger at least 90 mph when it ran off the left side of the road and hit a mailbox and trees. It then overturned several times, crashed into the house and burst into flames.
Authorities said that the bodies were burnt so badly that the medical examiner might not be able to perform toxicology tests. None of the passengers were wearing seat belts.
truely a senseless tragedy
Skywatch_NC Jan 14, 10:28 a.m.
Prayers and thoughts with those children who are now parentless. :(
sophiemom Jan 14, 10:10 a.m.
Daingean, I agree. I feel sorry for the kids. Such a senseless tragedy.
wizakid Jan 14, 10:00 a.m.
Such a tragedy for our community. My heart and prayers go out the families, especially the children. May God grant them a peace and comfort that is only possible through His love and grace.
ctnorris2011 Jan 14, 9:41 a.m.
These were great people who will all be missed dearly. May God wrap his arms around all of their families and their children.
Rest in Peace Kathy, Aaron, and Chris.
Daingean Jan 14, 9:41 a.m.
What a sad story. I am truly sick to my stomach when I read of a crash where the occupants weren't wearing seatbelts. I have been wearing one since the law was enstated in the mid 1980's and NEVER drive without a belt. Speeding, recklessnes and stupidity killed these folks and now the children have to live with that. What a shame.
V Vet 72-75 Jan 14, 9:34 a.m.
Thoughts and prayers to all involved. Speed combined with automoblies can kill and does.
cocker_mom Jan 14, 9:22 a.m.
My God - what a mess. So senseless. I just don't understand why people who have responsibilities and people who depend on them don't wear seatbelts. Of course - the likely conclusion that there was something else at work here to that impaired judgment - but these folks were old enough to know better - now 2 families are ripped apart. Prayers for the people who loved them. They are going to be very hurt and very angry for a long time due to the nature of this accident.
luvstoQ Jan 14, 8:51 a.m.
So sorry for the families, especially all the little orphaned children. Such recklessness, and could have been prevented. Why don't people slow down, remember those that depend on them, love them, and live accordingly. What a horrific experience that the families have to play over and over in their minds.
tjszx2 Jan 14, 8:46 a.m.
This is so sad, Kathy was such a wonderful person, she will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of all involved.
sayitoutloud Jan 14, 8:28 a.m.
Going to miss all of you so so much.
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03