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Granville High student dies after car crash | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 13 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from May 23, 2010, titled Granville High student dies after car crash | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

A Granville High School student died today of injuries he suffered when he drove his car off Welsh Hills Road.

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one hell of a eulogy

Blacklick, OH

#2 May 24, 2010
"It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others".

Rest In Peace, Auston.

The rest of you - BUCKLE UP!
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#3 May 24, 2010
An eighteen-year-old junior in high school?

Kingsport, TN

#4 May 24, 2010
Please buckle up kids.

May God be with the family in their grief.

Columbus, OH

#5 May 24, 2010
Big Johnson wrote:
An eighteen-year-old junior in high school?
What is the point to your question here?

Lewis Center, OH

#6 May 24, 2010
Big Johnson wrote:
An eighteen-year-old junior in high school?
My daughter will be an 18 year old junior simply because she started grade K at age 6 instead of 5. Your comment has no relevance and is inappropriate...but then you already knew that and is why you chose to post it. Perhaps if you had waited until you were 6 for grade K, you wouldn't be as socially inept.


#7 May 24, 2010
How many stories have we read like this during the past 6 months alone?


Since: Apr 10

Columbus, OH

#8 May 24, 2010
My heart goes out to the family and friends of this kid..

That being said--I agree with jbd612--why don't people take 2 seconds to buckle their seat belt? It's amazing the number of stories on traffic fatalities we read about that end up mentioning the fact that, "the driver was not wearing a seatbelt".

God Bless the in peace young man.

Hilliard, OH

#9 May 24, 2010
I want to know what a high school junior was doing out at 5:30 in the morning - I don't care how darned old he is.

Orlando, FL

#10 May 24, 2010
Safety Belt, Safety Belt, Safety Belt.... if for no other reason is it is the LAW.... like it or not... but he was 18 and legally old enough to make his own decisions. No way to prove he would have survived if he had been wearing his Safety Belt... but now we will never know.

Decatur, IN

#11 May 24, 2010
Some people complained when the government passed a law making seat belt use mandatory. They complained when car manufacturer made all cars with seat belt alarms. They don't like to be told that they have to wear one. They make excuses and site the rare occasions that seat belts contributed to a problem.

But, who among those people will accept responsibility for the deaths that could have been prevented had they set a better example? Did they show others, especially adolescents, that seat belts are important? Or, did they show impressionable youngsters that it's their right to not wear them? How many tragedies must happen to silence the detractors?
Tyler Jurden

Lima, OH

#12 May 25, 2010
I didnt kno auston real well but i remember i played baseball against him at Babe Ruth and he seemed to have haert in the game. He never gave up and he played hard. Whenver they was losing he kept the team from giving up and he always had confidence. Auston will always be with us & watching us for the rest of our lives. Like I told somebody yesterday "Auston will always be in your heart and soul, hes always going to be watching you." But Auston will be loved and remembered by alll the loved ones and ones like me that barely knew him but had a past with him.

Columbus, OH

#13 May 26, 2010
Auston was my cousin's best friend. Terrible tragedy - never let a day pass without telling your friends and family that you love them.

Columbus, OH

#14 Jun 1, 2010
lucy wrote:
I want to know what a high school junior was doing out at 5:30 in the morning - I don't care how darned old he is.
I didn't re-read this article to see what day of the week it was, but when I was in High School I worked on the weekends and even weekdays towards then end of the school year when I was out of school at 6AM. So we don't know his story, maybe he had a reason. 5:30 AM is not all that bad, 2AM I would understand the concern.

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