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Well we had a completely senseless and tragic event occur here in Colorado Springs when a tow truck driver was dragged to death as he tried to tow an SUV. He was dragged for a mile and maybe more (possibly two miles). I drive that very street each and every day and my son and I had to make a detour yesterday because the police had the street blocked off. I didn't find out what happened until I got to work last night and someone told me. Tonight I was driving home on that same street and there were maybe 200 tow trucks there with there lights flashing paying honor to the man.

http://www.kktv.com/home/headlines/Person_Dragged_By_Vehicle_On_Pla...

Anyway, I realize that this isn't a disc golf topic yet I wanted to do something to pay my respects to someone who was just doing his job and paid with his life. Senseless really.

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Thanks for the post man! It's hard to loose a fellow driver. My thoughts and prayers go out to his friends, family, and co-workers.
That is very sad for the guy and his family:(

My wife's coworker just had something like that happen to her husband a week ago. He was working at a auto shop when a guy came to get his truck, even though he had not paid and was told he could not take it. The worker reached in the window and grabbed the wheel, so the driver floored it. The poor man got hung up and could not let go and yet the driver did not stop right away. He did not die but he is told he well likely never walk again and has no feelings in his lags. I guess this is good for all of us to remember, I am sure the driver is not a bad person but when we get mad we do dumb things! So just remember to keep your cool and use your head.
Some people just don't think. What is bizarre about this whole story is that the female driver kept going for over a mile. I drive that street every day and now when I pass by there I will think about what happened. I truly appreciate tow truck drivers because I have had my aging Volvo towed on a number of occasions (when it took a crap).

I just don't see how anyone could not know that they were dragging someone behind their vehicle. Pay attention people!
Respect!
Respect to this driver and all who do this work.

And a plea to everybody else to know our all of our actions have repecussions. Please respect others.

Regards,
OB
Respect to this driver and all who do this work.

And a plea to everybody else to know our all of our actions have repercussions. Please respect others.

Regards,
OB
Double post. Editing problem
I heard about this right after it happened. Some friends of mine were driving through the Springs en route to Castle Pines and they said many of the roads were blocked off. What a shame. My heart goes out to the family and friends.

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