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Very sad... Fatality in a Model S on the 405

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Az_Rael, Aug 15, 2016.

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  1. croman

    croman Active Member

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    I wish I hadn't read this thread but I also will be praying for the Geddis family. To lose such a sweet innocent life is a tragedy. A family broken by a selfish bastard. My family bought a Tesla specifically because we believed it was the safest EV and perhaps safest car available for my wife and I and our kids. This is a stark reminder that nothing is guaranteed in life. My hope is that time will heal this family's wounds. When I think about that kind of pain I get sick.
     
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  2. oktane

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    Truck will almost always win against a car....even a Tesla in a multi-vehicle crash. I know many people who drive a truck for precisely that reason. However, there are more fatal single-vehicle crash (rollovers) in trucks.

    Lots of informative (but sobering) stats from the IIHS:

    Fatality Facts
     
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  3. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    If you want to share something positive, do not attach it to something that starts out so very negative.
     
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