Impulse decision ends a 14-year olds life

Linda Sue Grimes lsgrimes at STONEGULCH.COM
Sat Dec 13 14:27:07 MST 2008

Oh, I don't know...seems like you have to work pretty hard at not having some sympathy for stupid people, whose stupidity does them in.  

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Ernie Lane 
  Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2008 10:14 AM
  Subject: Re: Impulse decision ends a 14-year olds life

  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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