Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Driver Swerves To Miss Cat, Fatally Strikes Teenager

  1. #1
    Forever Legendary DJ_critikaL's Avatar
    Join Date
    26 Nov 2004
    Vancouver, Canada

    Default Driver Swerves To Miss Cat, Fatally Strikes Teenager

    Driver Swerves To Miss Cat, Fatally Strikes Teenager

    POSTED: 6:54 am PDT October 3, 2005
    UPDATED: 7:15 am PDT October 3, 2005

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A driver who swerved to avoid a cat in the road instead struck a skateboarding teenager, killing him.

    Kevin Rivers, 17, of Jacksonville, was standing by the side of the road with his skateboard just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday when he was hit, police said. He was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

    The driver, whose name was not released, told police he swerved the car to avoid a cat. Investigators said the driver would not be charged because Rivers had been standing partially in the road.

    "I'm devastated. He was too young," Rivers' mother, Naomi Falson, told WJXT-TV in Jacksonville. "He was a good boy. He wanted something in life."

    "I've never seen nothing like that in my life," said Ryan Spurlock, 14 -- one of three friends to witness the accident.

    "The car was doing, like, 45, 50," Spurlock said. "That's when he hit Kevin and Kevin flew through the air."

    A bystander who gave Kevin CPR until Jacksonville Fire-Rescue personnel arrived. But Kevin died later at Shands-Jacksonville Medical Center.

    Friends and neighbors created a makeshift memorial at the spot where Kevin was hit that included signs urging drivers to slow down.

  2. #2
    x marks the spot EXODUS's Avatar
    Join Date
    30 Nov 2004

    Default Re: Driver Swerves To Miss Cat, Fatally Strikes Teenager

    how come this dude could see a cat but couldn't see a person?


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
About CrazyPellas

CrazyPellas is a great music community that was founded in 2004, for Artists, DJs and Producers to Upload Music, Share Music and Get Feedback on your Music. We are constantly striving to improve CrazyPellas and ask you to contact us if you have any suggestions or if their is anything that we can help you with.

Connect With Us