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Sugarcreek Twp., Greene County, Ohio

One man was killed Friday and a second was taken to Miami Valley Hospital suffering from injuries of unknown severity in a single vehicle accident.

Sugarcreek Twp. police and medics about 1:30 PM to Feedwire Road near Little Sugarcreek on a report of a car on its top found a 1999 Dodge Viper with one man trapped inside and the second man dead.

The names of the two have not been released. The police think the driver was in his 30's was from Beavercreek, lost control of the vehicle and went left of center before hitting a tree. The other person was in his 20's and from Bellbrook. There was scattered thunderstorms in the area at the time of the accident.

Does anyone here know who this could have been?
 

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The 27 year old passenger died. The driver, who has not been named, is still in the hospital. Excessive speed is a contributing factor to the accident, police say.
 

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speeding in the rain in a Viper, what a genius :roll: Same thing happened here in Toronto last october. Some journalist idiot had an RT/10 out in the cold when it was raining speeding and driving like an asshat. He crashed and died. People called it a tradgedy. I fail to see how it is tradgic, the guy was a moron. Waste of a car.
 

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Harsh Craig.

First, it's listed as "excessive speed" as in "to fast for conditions" not necessarily speeding. The cops HAVE to list something for any accident.

Secondly, there isn't a person on this board that hasn't done stupid things or made bad decisions while driving.

Thirdly, I don't know the guy. He might be the greatest guy in the world.

...now if it were OJ Simpson...
 

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Chuck 98 RT10 said:
Harsh Craig.

First, it's listed as "excessive speed" as in "to fast for conditions" not necessarily speeding. The cops HAVE to list something for any accident.

Secondly, there isn't a person on this board that hasn't done stupid things or made bad decisions while driving.

Thirdly, I don't know the guy. He might be the greatest guy in the world.

...now if it were OJ Simpson...
Sorry Chuck, my hostility was towards my recollection of the asshat in toronto.
 

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Chuck 98 RT10 said:
Harsh Craig.

First, it's listed as "excessive speed" as in "to fast for conditions" not necessarily speeding. The cops HAVE to list something for any accident.

Secondly, there isn't a person on this board that hasn't done stupid things or made bad decisions while driving.

Thirdly, I don't know the guy. He might be the greatest guy in the world.

...now if it were OJ Simpson...
Truer words have never been spoken. Good stroke, Chuck.

It's a terrible thing when life is lost. The effect on family and friends is devastating.
 

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What craig said and what chuck said are true, The passernge has no control and for both families it is tragic. My cousin was driving his pos car like we all owned in HS he hit some black ice(going under the speed limit) lost control and hit a bridge, to this day he feels like shit and it wasn't his fault.
 

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Chuck 98 RT10 said:
Secondly, there isn't a person on this board that hasn't done stupid things or made bad decisions while driving.

Thirdly, I don't know the guy. He might be the greatest guy in the world.

...now if it were OJ Simpson...
True.
What a shame, God bless the families.
 

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I found out a deer ran out in front of the Viper and the driver swerved to miss it and crashed into a tree instead. The roads were dry at the time.
 

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Jeezum, that's horrible. We should all take a step back and sigh with thankful relief that we have not had that experience. Everyone be safe.
 

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What we should really step back and think is that hitting a deer does less damage to a car AND YOURSELF then hitting a tree.

I have heard a lot of people getting hurt/dying because they try to avoid something in the road. I hate when this happens.
 

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I have heard a lot of people getting hurt/dying because they try to avoid something in the road.
Me too.

Track experience would be a big help in emergency situations no doubt, but even if there's no way out I know my 3,400lb car is going to win over a 400lb deer.
 

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next deer I see, I'm taking him out. /images/graemlins/supergrin.gif
even if he's not in the way.
 

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chip,
when you coming to g town to drag.?
 

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Surprisingly, deers can do a lot of damage to a car and there have been the odd circumstance of fatality, but you guys are correct that your chances are much greater of making it through unharmed by running Bambi over.

Chuck makes a great point that I think people should consider, not only with sports cars but all cars in general. There are many driving courses out there that everyone should look into. It's alot of fun and may save your life down the road (couldn't avoid that pun).

Mike
 

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autocross is a good one to learn.

makaha, maybe in a couple weeks. I will be out of town next week. Where did you do your speed run?

Chip
 
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