Impulse decision ends a 14-year olds life

Ernie Lane ernielane at VERIZON.NET
Sat Dec 13 09:14:44 MST 2008

Jim wrote:
> Richard Whitenight wrote:
>> Nicholas Scroggs, a 14-year old student at Grand Prairie (Texas) High
>> School made a decision to cross I-30 in the higth of rush hour
>> traffic, and his impulsive decision cost him his life. Nicholas made
>> it across one lane of traffic, but was struck by a Chevrolet Suburban
>> in the inside lane. He had been let out of school early and did not
>> want to walk 1/8th of a mile to the 7th St underpass, which students
>> use to cross the Interstate. The oddity is that Nicholas is a
>> intelligent and gifted student, but his intelligence would not help
>> him on this day. Please keep the Scroggs family and the student body
>> at Grand Prairie High School in your prayers during this time of the
>> year.
> Yes another life lost because of those homicidal SUVs.  The suburban saw 
> him coming and sped up to hit him.
> Sorry he's no longer with us, but was he really all that intelligent if 
> he did something like this?
> You definitely have to feel for the family.

But no sympathy for that stupid kid.

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