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Old 06-18-2015, 09:10 PM   #1
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Diesel Pusher Crashed Into Woods

Tuesday 16 Jun, I-24 West of Paducah KY. As we traveled westbound out of Paducah, saw flashing red lights ahead in right-hand lane. I moved over and as we passed, there was one state police car on the shoulder. BUT, down the ditch and up the other side (at about a 15 deg. slope) and into a very thick growth of trees and shrubs, there was the back end of a newer DP sticking out. That's all I could see in the couple of seconds as we passed. It appears it went off the road, down in the ditch and up the slope crashing into about 40 feet of trees and shrubs (depending on the length of the coach). About a foot or so sticking out of the heavy growth. No ambulance or tow truck, just the one police car. Didn't see any debris in the roadway, nor any other vehicles. Maybe a blowout, maybe a medical condition, maybe driver fell asleep, who knows. I sure wish I had a picture of that. I have no idea what the front or the sides of the rig looked like. The trees in that area were not massive, nor very tall (maybe 20 ft tall, but very dense.) Just plowing thru 40 feet of that would have wreaked havoc on a fiberglass body. Hope the driver and any passengers were OK.
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Hate hearing these stories. Hope everyone is ok
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He quickly deleted that it could have happend due to a blowout.

That would have opened a can of worms.

Go for it, folks!
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Yeah, let's speculate till the cows come home. I think it the discobobber came loose and fractured the hoochymagoo causing the thingamajig to fail thus causing the wreck.....that or he just got tired of listening to his wife and decided to end it all.
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Not a fractured hoochymagoo! That will never buff out!
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I hate when that happens!! Know what I mean?
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Yeah, let's speculate till the cows come home. I think it the discobobber came loose and fractured the hoochymagoo causing the thingamajig to fail thus causing the wreck.....that or he just got tired of listening to his wife and decided to end it all.

Those seem like very technical terms, I'm not sure I fully understand.

Are any of those parts attached to the doohickey? You know, up by the whatchamacallit.
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You're all wrong. I heard it straight from my brother's wife's cousin whose daughter is married to the janitor at a sheriff's station in the next state over. He says it was a defective left-rotating, gravitational arbiter shaft that pierced the inertial framistat co-locator tank.
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Siri said turn right in 500 feet. Sooo
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Siri said turn right in 500 feet. Sooo
It has to be correct, we don't need common sense, not with all this technology!!!!!!!! I do hope everyone is ok.
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