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Actor Paul Walker Dead - Fiery Porsche Crash

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by TommyBoy, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. TommyBoy

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    Single car accident. Burst into flames.
     
  2. GDH

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    Why is this posted in this section?, there is an off topic section.

    RIP
     
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    Because when the same thing happened in Mexico with a Tesla Model S and NOBODY died it was news-worthy. This is NOT off-topic.
     
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    Was about to find a place to post this too.... Sad...
     
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    Very very sad.
     
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    Ok. My sincere apologies. This is certainly off-topic. Nothing to discuss. Let's all move along.

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    Mod - please delete this. I couldn't see how to do it. Please delete this entire thread. Thank you.
     
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    Paul was a lovely guy. Sad is an understatement. There were few as nice in Hollywood today.

    RIP
     
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    Very sad... interesting to note that none of the headlines mentions he was in a Porsche; Had it been a Model S that burst into flames you'd probably have to read the article to find out who was killed...
     
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    RIP Paul Walker. Fast and Furious franchise will never be the same :crying:
     
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    Exactly. It would be the end of Tesla as a company. Another Model S fire, this time killing somebody, and somebody famous at that. Stock would be down 80% on Monday morning and the company would be gone.

    RIP Paul. He wasn't even driving and was coming back from a charity event. Great guy.

    I shall be watching Porsche stock carefully on Monday.
     
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    Volkswagen[VLKAY} owns Porsche now.

    I doubt anything much happens with the stock.

    RIP Paul.
     
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    I am so shocked. Good actor and loved the Fast and Furious franchise.
     
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    Word. I came here to see if someone had posted this.

    It's a sad affair but if he was killed in a Model S what you said would be spot on.

    I'd like to know when the ntsha investigation starts.
     
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    Porsche recalled 911s last year for fire risk.
     
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    ICE fire and two dead...

    Actor Paul Walker was killed today in a car fire in a Porsche Carrera GT. If they were in a Model S I'm sure they would have survived. This is the first ICE car fire that has gotten major publicity lately, no doubt due to who was killed. Very sad story. Maybe it will make people realize that electric car fires are much less dangerous than ICE fires. My prayers go out to his family.

    Fast And Furious Star Paul Walker Killed In Fiery Car Accident
     
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    The same. IMHO this is only the time to be sorry for Paul and not to compare cars. Just my opinion.
     
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    There's no way to know something like that. Model S is a good and very safe car, but it's not indestructible, and it would behoove this community not to get too cocky. Because the sad truth of the matter is that eventually some poor soul is going to lose their life in one. And if lots and lots of Teslas eventually get sold, more people will eventually die. The forces involved are simply too great.
     
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    Seriously. Please let's not compare cars at a time like this. Paul was a lovely guy who leaves behind a 15 year old girl.....

    this is is NOT the time.

    RIP Paul. You will be greatly missed.
     

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