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Postby Desertbenny » Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:48 pm

I just got back from vacation and saw this on the local news....
http://www.kirotv.com/news/19848671/detail.html
I have never met Opelfrontera in person, but I instantly recognized the rig. My prayers go out to him and the child...
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Postby isuzufool » Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:03 pm

OH, wow! I truely hope everyone come out ok! :(
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Postby Jaybird » Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:04 pm

that sucks, and the driver tried to run away. Best wishs to him and his family.
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Postby Ramblin Fever » Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:29 pm

Wow...that's terrible...very sad to see/hear.

I bet anything that 4yr old was in the backseat; very lucky to even be alive as there is no protection around the back of that truck for a child or adult for that matter.

Best wishes to them...that's devastating to see. Sad thing is, that Subaru actually held up better then the Amigo did :?

That child's in my thoughts; I just hope if he buys another Isuzu, he gets a Rodeo or Trooper with having little ones.
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Postby Med!c » Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:45 pm

Very unfortunate! I hope the 4 year old kid pulls through well.
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Postby justwork » Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:51 pm

OMG that makes me sick. It is for sure his Amigo. My fingers are crossed for him and his young passengers. It is just awful, to be the victim of another persons mistake.
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Postby deleted-user1 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:56 pm

That's rough news. :(

Opelfrontera, keep us up to date. Your family is in my family's prayers.
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Postby User Deleted » Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:59 pm

wow.... man it's times like that that really make you think why we all sweat the small stuff so much.....

from the looks of the Amigo his son definitely had a few :angel7: :angel7: looking out for him......


hopefully everything works out for him and his son........
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Postby SaveLefty » Fri Jun 26, 2009 3:17 pm

OMG I just PM'ed him the other day about his roof rack....from the Amigo gallery. I pray your child pulls through. It is a despicable shame. Our thoughts are with you.
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Postby DRaider90 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 3:54 pm

My prayers go out to him and his kids.
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Postby shooter » Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:11 pm

My thoughts too are with Opelfrontera and his children. Hope they fare well.
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Postby matthew13 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:18 pm

Get well soon Buddy X3. Best wishes on a speedy recovery for y'all.

I hope that the other driver is going to be in a world of hurt when all is said and done :evil:
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Postby Andrea » Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:44 pm

My prayers are with him and his family. Andrea
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Postby swoosh » Fri Jun 26, 2009 5:25 pm

my prayers out to you sir, may that child live a long and happy, blessed life....
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Postby kperras » Fri Jun 26, 2009 5:27 pm

This is indeed upsetting news. Healing vibes.
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Postby bigpoppax2 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:11 pm

You and your family are in my family's and our churches prayers.

I hope for a very speedy recovery for you all.

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Postby Van_Homan » Fri Jun 26, 2009 10:39 pm

My prayers are with him and his son.
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Postby Ed Mc. » Fri Jun 26, 2009 10:56 pm

Hang in there.............ed
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Postby lorenzo816 » Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:09 pm

that more than sucks.
Hey bro... if this is you... let us know whats up.
we got you and your family in our prayers.
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Postby Ditchdoc » Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:10 pm

Best wishes for a speedy recovery......
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Postby firstamigo » Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:34 pm

Prayers for the family.
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Postby Smiley » Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:39 pm

Kathy and I are hoping and praying for the very best.


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Postby Airhead rider » Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:39 am

Never met Opelfrontera and in all likelyhood never will but being a parent my thoughts are with him and his family. That Subaru driver looks like a real piece of work even before you read of his actions.
Always sorry to hear of innocent people being injured by some morons thoughtless actions.
Hang in there and certainly will add you to my prayers.
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Postby Cronk » Sat Jun 27, 2009 10:23 am

Anyone know what hospital? We should send a care package.

Just goes to show that you never know when some idiot is going to come crashing into you.
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Postby 86tdtrooper » Sat Jun 27, 2009 11:04 am

our prayers to him and his family. i read some of the comments on the bottom his 14yr old nephew posted a comment. some people were sort of trying to defend the guy.
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