Friends, family mourn loss of teen wh...

Friends, family mourn loss of teen who died after fall from car

There are 137 comments on the Waco Tribune-Herald story from Jun 13, 2007, titled Friends, family mourn loss of teen who died after fall from car. In it, Waco Tribune-Herald reports that:

“I know it was an accident. There's no anger on my part. I'm just concerned with my son. I'm letting the authorities handle everything else.”

Keon Talton was 8 years old when he made known his wishes for when he died. Keon and his dad were hanging out on the couch watching a medical program on the Discovery Channel. via Waco Tribune-Herald

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Point, TX

#134 Nov 6, 2008
Man my bro has been gone to long you don`t know how this makes me feel. keon your gone but bubba i love you so much please for give me that i didn`t get to say good bye but i was busy holding you wating you cry..those tesrs ment everything to me.i still till this day.have the shirt you bleed on bubba i love yooh.. Amber LeAnn Ross
Denisha Stamps

Cleveland, TX

#135 Jan 27, 2009
Hey Keon dis Nisha I remember dat night everyday it remind me how much I miss u n dat u make me realize da shyt happen everyday n how dat realt changed my life around but shid u still on my mind nev 4 gotten even if Im not n da co no mo
So Hot

Haskell, OK

#136 Feb 7, 2009
Oh my God, I just read the story of Keon. I am like shocked that he liked stood on a car while it was like going down the road!! Why was he doing that. Like I'm daring but like I don't do anything that like might hurt me. I am real sorry that you like lost your friend. Did I read right and like he was only like 13?? Oh My God that is so young. I read that like some of his friends like ran off. Why would they like do that?? Why didn't they like call ambulance??I have like the 911 speed number on my I. I was so shocked to like read this. Oh my God I am like once again like real sorry.

Waco, TX

#137 Mar 2, 2009
i hAVE dAyS WhEN i CRy SO BAd CUz yU gONE bUt yU iN A bETTA PlACE
i lOVE yA



Waco, TX

#138 May 7, 2009
Concerned wrote:
The young man paid the ultimate price for his mistake by losing his life. I feel for the family. What about the friends?? They left him to die. How convient to say they had unauthorized access to the vehicle. What is going to happen to the owner of the vehicle? Some irresponsible parents just hand over the keys!! Is this the case??? If not, say it like it is STOLEN!!
arianna GARCIA

United States

#139 May 31, 2009
maynee!!!!keon it has been 15 months since u left us to be with GOD!!!i miss u very much!!!!i had alot of meomories with u and my favorite one is when "u came to see my sister when my mom and dad werent there and when they got there u sneak out the back door and they caught u but u didnt get in trouble"everybody miss u alot[GBNEFG]

Waco, TX

#140 Jun 3, 2009
R i P Keon!!!!!
jimmeka_ gill

Waco, TX

#141 Oct 14, 2009
What you should concetrate on is an education. Do you know how ignorant those posts makes you look? Where is the justice for Keon? I know his father and I feel for him, because I know it hurt him and he taught him better than that. Keon paid the ultimate price (his life)for his actions do you not understand that? He paid the price, but what about the ones involved? The so called friends, the parent that owned the vehicle? I have children too, but I do not hand the keys over to them. Why are you defending the ones that left him behind to die? This tragedy may have never happened if they did not have access to a vehicle. Grow up!
But really TRUTH u kno not the slightest idea of what people had to go through to get over the whole situation and obviously you care for no ones inner feelings at all u have no heart or sense and growing up is exactly wat we all are trying to do. but people like u and who ever else disagrees with the whole situation dont seem to GROW UP and understand that!!!! U cant just blame blame blame certain people because of wat u think about the situiation thats not the grown up thing to do about it How bout next time keep ur comments to ur self.

Waco, TX

#143 Jan 11, 2010
Miss yuuu && LOVE yuu...

Houston, TX

#144 May 21, 2010
So young. Rest in peace
I is be

United States

#145 May 22, 2010
Even people with horrendous grammar and writing skills grieve. I know it's hard to not point this out to them because it's embarrassing, but we still need to show some sensitivity.

United States

#146 Jun 4, 2010
I swear teenagers brains are not fully developed until mid 20s. It's like something is just not clicking. They make some of the stupidest decisions. Why the @($W# were they surfing on top of a moving vehicle?!!!! Maybe this is Darwinism at it's best.
Arianna Garcia

Waco, TX

#147 Nov 2, 2010
Heyy Broe ,. this me writing you to tell you tha i love && miss you very much , you dnt knoe how much when be missing you dwn here in the co , so much has changed since you left but we knoee you are in a better place, ugh me and lyssa have so many memories with yu , good mofo times. i knt wait till the day the big man kwls me up there to be with hem , i get to see yo face once again...well thats all i can write because i got to get bck to class , but be my guarding angel please bro , okay i love you very much , te quiero mucho...- Arianna Bka. Yaya <3 . ;'!
Kai Nicole

Dallas, TX

#148 May 9, 2012
Man its been a while since its happend .. Its your birthday... I LOVE you keon forever in my heart happy birthday
His Sister-in-Law

Waco, TX

#149 Sep 6, 2012
First of all, mind your fucking business. Are you telling me that as a little dumb fuck you didn't make any bad decisions that would disappoint your parents, whom obviously didn't teach you respect or generosity. Your mind is so small it's pitiful, possibly that's your parent's fault? You know nothing of his background or his struggles as a child nor what type of person he was. He was 13 years old and you're not even half of the man he would've been today. I bet your parents are FAR from perfect, and we already know where you fall on the podium. Obviously upset in your life. Sit down and get a grip, because your shit does stink.
marissa resendez

United States

#150 Jan 16, 2014
Its bn a minute since i wrote on here bt u will forever be in our hearts keon i miss u bro.. i know ur our angel now watching over friends nd family. Its bn goin on 7 years now dont even feel like i can remember like it was just yesterday we was in university middle fooling well may god be with ur family kt watch over me g.b.n.f

United States

#151 May 4, 2015
txposter wrote:
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First of all, did you ever attend school? Your post is ridiculous.
Yeah, I'm sure the parents aren't concerned in the least about placing blame; THEY are partially to blame for this. Clearly, they didn't teach their son not to do something like that. A group of kids "joking around" on a parking lot, standing up on a vehicle - a 13 year old with a "girlfriend" - what kind of parents do these kids have?? Clearly, these parents failed OR the kids didn't pay attention to what they were taught. It's a terrible story, but there are a lot of people to blame.
Unless you know the facts you need to keep your damn mouth shut. That is my baby brother your running your damn mouth about.

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