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Sad news, Please be careful out there folks....


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#1 jpackard56 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 09, 2016 - 11:10 AM

I have lost TWO neighbors because of tractor roll-over accidents the last several years. They both were in their prime years with families, been around equipment all their lives. Mark Reed was only 44, found Sunday night. Joe Waite was I think 54, we all live off the same road in the same valley. These were NOT guys doing crazy things....

I just hurt for the families...


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Posted August 09, 2016 - 11:27 AM

It can happen so quick.
I warn my kids all the time. Will even walk unfamiliar areas before taking the narrow front thru sometimes.
Even so, I had a closer than I wanted situation about a week ago. No real danger because of reaction time, but another instant or two of distraction and it would've been interesting.

Peace and prayers to the families.
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Posted August 09, 2016 - 01:15 PM

My sympathies to you and their families. These accidents hurt whole communities.


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Posted August 09, 2016 - 03:30 PM

Sorry to hear about your friends.  I agree things can turn quite ugly very quickly, you always have to say on your "A" game.  I just became Safety Officer for our chapter of our motorcycle riding club and I'm constantly stress to pay attention to not only riding motorcycles but what you do around your home and in the shop.


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Posted August 09, 2016 - 05:44 PM

Very sad....prayers for the family
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Posted August 09, 2016 - 06:47 PM

Very sorry for the loss of your friends and neighbors.

Accidents happen so fast.


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Posted August 10, 2016 - 08:25 AM

I'm really sorry to hear that. You guys stay safe please. It would be a huge loss to the community to lose any of you. 


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Posted August 10, 2016 - 10:10 AM

That's terrible, my thoughts go out to their families.

I've rolled a GT backwards on top of myself, I'm lucky to be not hurt at all.

Just be careful people, let's prevent a senseless disaster.
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