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Old 06-27-2011, 04:12 PM
 
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Default driver speeding 100 mph down wantagh parkway

a male driving at a speed of 100mph south on the wantagh parkway on saturday crashed through the bus stop and crashed in the pedestrian area and died the next day. Im surprised no news outlets picked up on this.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:19 PM
 
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The Wantagh is not straight enough to be doing 100mph on. Now the Meadowbrook or 135, those would've been better. What time did this happen? You've got some quirky news stories matzah.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:22 PM
 
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Maybe it was a minor driving. I know that when minors are involved then they are reluctant to release information to the media.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:27 PM
 
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The Wantagh is not straight enough to be doing 100mph on. Now the Meadowbrook or 135, those would've been better. What time did this happen? You've got some quirky news stories matzah.
they told me a young person, dont know the age, was speeding ar 100 mph and survived the crash at 6:30pm, then died the next day. if you go, you will see where the crash occurred. it was blocked off by barricades. he was taken away by a helicoptor. thats all I know.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:28 PM
 
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they also said the driver stated he "fell alseep at the wheel".
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Wellsville, Glurt County
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The Wantagh is not straight enough to be doing 100mph on. Now the Meadowbrook or 135, those would've been better. What time did this happen? You've got some quirky news stories matzah.
You could definitely get a car up to well over 100MPH on the Wantagh Parkway... how long it would stay on the road at that speed is questionable at certain points - but this one apparently didn't!

On the other hand... this story is definitely exaggerated or missing major details. If the car crashed into "the bus stop", that's directly south of the water tower. It would not be possible to go halfway around the traffic circle at 100MPH... and even if it was possible somehow, the car would have ended up halfway down the pedestrian mall or on the beach itself and this would've been huge news even if a minor was driving.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:49 PM
 
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You could definitely get a car up to well over 100MPH on the Wantagh Parkway... how long it would stay on the road at that speed is questionable at certain points - but this one apparently didn't!

On the other hand... this story is definitely exaggerated or missing major details. If the car crashed into "the bus stop", that's directly south of the water tower. It would not be possible to go halfway around the traffic circle at 100MPH... and even if it was possible somehow, the car would have ended up halfway down the pedestrian mall or on the beach itself and this would've been huge news even if a minor was driving.

it landed in the pedestrian mall.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:50 PM
 
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Please cite the source of your "news" story. You seem to be plugged into a different universe than the rest of us.

3 seperate beach employees at field 4. 2 males and one latin female.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:58 PM
 
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The Wantagh is not straight enough to be doing 100mph on. Now the Meadowbrook or 135, those would've been better. What time did this happen? You've got some quirky news stories matzah.


Not to quibble, but the car DID crash. So...you know, you could both be right.
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Old 06-27-2011, 06:08 PM
 
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You're going to hear a lot more about young people crashing now that schools out
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