Hudsonville man killed in Friday crash

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A Hudsonville man was killed in a traffic accident Friday after he was hit by another driver that ran a red light.
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1 - 17 of 17 Comments Last updated Jan 14, 2009
Jay

Holland, MI

#1 Jan 10, 2009
Too bad
Vinkinator

Syracuse, NY

#2 Jan 10, 2009
Driver error and drunk driving kill more people per year than all acts of terrorism combined.
Lilly307

Holland, MI

#3 Jan 10, 2009
This is a horrible tragedy! John was a wonderful person and will be missed greatly!
michael g

Kalamazoo, MI

#4 Jan 10, 2009
Nice work loser. You couldn't pay attention or even worse, chose not to stop, and you killed a guy. Excellent.
dumb

Grand Rapids, MI

#5 Jan 10, 2009
Vinkinator wrote:
Driver error and drunk driving kill more people per year than all acts of terrorism combined.
Idiotic comments are more annoying than telemarketers and scraping ice off windows combined.
Watermelon Head

United States

#6 Jan 10, 2009
Lilly307 wrote:
This is a horrible tragedy! John was a wonderful person and will be missed greatly!
Does John have kids that attend Hudsonville schools?
still here

Flint, MI

#7 Jan 10, 2009
dumb wrote:
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Idiotic comments are more annoying than telemarketers and scraping ice off windows combined.
I think your comment is pretty stupid too. Maybe even more!!!!
TedNugent

United States

#8 Jan 10, 2009
Watermelon Head wrote:
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Does John have kids that attend Hudsonville schools?
Yes, he does.
blurred

Grand Rapids, MI

#9 Jan 10, 2009
Vinkinator wrote:
Driver error and drunk driving kill more people per year than all acts of terrorism combined.
22,000 people died last year from acts of terrorism in the whole world.....there are a lot of things that kill people more than terrorists, why bring it up in a story about a traffic accident?
Frustrated US-31 Driver

Spring Lake, MI

#10 Jan 10, 2009
There needs to be a constant police force posted at every intersection on US-31 in Holland. I drive that road everyday and almost every time the light turns red someone runs the light. Our state has a revenue shortage that could be made up by writing traffic tickets on US-31 alone.
kmk_bb

Ann Arbor, MI

#11 Jan 10, 2009
John was a great guy, he will be missed dearly. He was one of the nicest and mst genuine people I have known. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife and girls.

Since: Jun 08

Fennville, Mich

#12 Jan 10, 2009
Our thoughts and prayers go out to John and his family and friends.

Since: Jul 08

Holland, MI

#13 Jan 10, 2009
kmk_bb wrote:
John was a great guy, he will be missed dearly. He was one of the nicest and mst genuine people I have known. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife and girls.
John had 3 girls and 2 boys, my thoughts and prayers go out to his entire family. We all lost a wonderful role model.
kmk_bb

Ann Arbor, MI

#14 Jan 11, 2009
Lilly307 wrote:
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John had 3 girls and 2 boys, my thoughts and prayers go out to his entire family. We all lost a wonderful role model.
Needless its been a little while since I have seen him.
RealAmerican

Holly, MI

#15 Jan 11, 2009
This is a tragedy, That almost all the time happens to good people that are in the wrong place at the wrong time. I wish the laws would be more aggressive with people who violate traffic laws. I watch people all the time when i am sitting at a 4-way intersection , and see 2-3 cars everytime speed up to make the it through the yellow before it changes. That is why you should wait a few before going when the light is green. But responsible drivers should know that the yellow light, means prepare to stop. Not speed up. May god be with them all.

Since: Jul 08

Holland, MI

#16 Jan 13, 2009
kmk_bb wrote:
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Needless its been a little while since I have seen him.
I hope that I didn't offend you, that is not what I meant to do...
riley rd driver

Grand Rapids, MI

#17 Jan 14, 2009
First, condolences to the family!! Second, I drive Riley road to work four days a week. It is truly horrendous!! I hesitate before starting east thru the light and ALWAYS look twice both ways!!! We all need to slow down,life is over before you know it!!!
Stop and smell the roses!!!

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