Teen driver dies in fiery crash

Teen driver dies in fiery crash

There are 9 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Mar 2, 2008, titled Teen driver dies in fiery crash. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

A 19-year-old Lindenhurst man died early Saturday when his car crashed into a tree at the corner of Grand Avenue and Prospect Drive in Lindenhurst, police said.

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Bloomingdale, IL

#4 Mar 2, 2008

“Text OR drive...can't do both!”

Since: Oct 07

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#5 Mar 2, 2008
My condolences to this young man's family and friends. I'm sorry for your loss.

“Text OR drive...can't do both!”

Since: Oct 07

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#6 Mar 2, 2008
HFHF wrote:
As usual, people jump to conclusions. He could have had a blow out or lost control for some other reason.

Chicago, IL

#7 Mar 2, 2008
No matter how it happens when a life is lost their is sadness. He was a beautiful vibrant child and has a family that loves him. We don't know what happened and regardless the reason by all accounts his life was cut too short! No one is perfect and we've all made mistakes unfortunately this young man may have made a choice which he paid with his life. He's someone's son, grandson, brother, cousin and nephew... there is plenty of sadness to go around. Pointing fingers doesn't change the outcome of this tragic event. Unfortunantely he had just begun his life and no one knows what was yet to come... career, marriage, children... all these things his parents are left to ponder and try to make sense of what has happened. Live and learn and hope that you and your loved ones never experiences the grief this child's family is feeling.

Virginia Beach, VA

#8 Mar 8, 2008
james was a really close friend of mine...at the moment i live in Virginia and could not attend the services......just reading all these articles and not being able to get any closure is tough....i just wanted to say james i love you always will.....i miss you....i know your smiling on everyone of us at this very moment....guide us and save us all a spot next you.
ashli gasteier

Orland Park, IL

#9 Mar 9, 2008
This is an example of why you should not drink and drive.. Good thing he did not hit another vehicle that had an entire family in it. Hopefully all of his friends are going to think about drinking and driving
Intel Person

Orland Park, IL

#11 Mar 9, 2008
Captain Cornhole wrote:
Where o where is concerned one ?
What the heck does that mean?

Pompano Beach, FL

#12 Mar 9, 2008
Intel Person wrote:
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What the heck does that mean?
You must be NEW to these forums if you have not seen any posts by Concerned One. LOL!!

Orland Park, IL

#13 Mar 11, 2008
I have not run into Concerned One..

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