4 moms killed in crash on way to theme park

Full story: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Four Miami-area women traveling to Universal Orlando for a weekend birthday celebration were killed Saturday when their sport-utility vehicle crashed into an overturned pickup truck, authorities said.
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Oct 8, 2006
 
The guy that flipped his pick-up had MINOR injuries? I guess he wasn't inside when it got hit by 2 cars and a semi....
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Oct 8, 2006
 
If you had read the article, the people in the front seat were wearing seat belts, second parents deserve some time off too.
You have my pity for being so narrow.
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No seat belts? Where were their kids?
Model parents I'm sure.
Hope they finished their cell phone calls.
Les

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#4
Oct 8, 2006
 
What a tragedy. May God bless them and their children. I will be praying for them.
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Oct 8, 2006
 

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You're an idiot and a coward. I would love to put my hands around your throat and squeeze until your eyeballs pop out.
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No seat belts? Where were their kids?
Model parents I'm sure.
Hope they finished their cell phone calls.
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No seat belts? Where were their kids?
Model parents I'm sure.
Hope they finished their cell phone calls.
thank God it wasn't your kids huh they are perfect and you go no where without them I bet. Maybe you don't have any children so you are not aware of what it is like to be a parent. My sympathy to the family of all these girls. My prayers are with you at this time.
Lauren

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Oct 8, 2006
 
WTF wrote:
Oh well 4 less black women in the world to give birth to more criminals..Ask how i know they were black..Look at the names..No one else would name there children such screwed up names..
May God have mercy on you. You're a sad lonely person, who craves attention. I'll pray for you.
Lois Lane

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19, and sisters Nashaundra Gavins, 19, and Naquanza Gavins, 24 -- died later at area hospitals.
Look at the names. Who has kids at 19. Aren't they still kids? I would bet that either alocohol or drugs played a part in their accident. Why would they leave at 3am? Dont even say traffic. These were party chicks who were not paying attention and went to meet their maker. Sh_t happens.
Nip, a lot of people leave on road trips early in the morning to avoid traffic. I bet they were thinking they'd arrive at Disney's gates at around 7am and be the first to get there.
No crime that they wanted to have a day to themselves.
And for all the ones here making snide remarks- be very happy that you are not reading about members of your own family.
No matter what your opinion is about these ladies lifestyle, I am sure that your own could be easily critiqued by someone else and yourself come out looking less than perfect.
My condolences to these women's families.
fair is fair

Miamisburg, OH

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Oct 8, 2006
 
Lois Lane wrote:
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Nip, a lot of people leave on road trips early in the morning to avoid traffic. I bet they were thinking they'd arrive at Disney's gates at around 7am and be the first to get there.
No crime that they wanted to have a day to themselves.
And for all the ones here making snide remarks- be very happy that you are not reading about members of your own family.
No matter what your opinion is about these ladies lifestyle, I am sure that your own could be easily critiqued by someone else and yourself come out looking less than perfect.
My condolences to these women's families.
All I know is that my loved ones travel 95 and it could just have easily been one of them. When I travel I always leave at 4:00 in the morning to make better time. Everyone needs to slow it down on that road at that time of the night/morning.
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Oct 8, 2006
 
WTF wrote:
Oh well 4 less black women in the world to give birth to more criminals..Ask how i know they were black..Look at the names..No one else would name there children such screwed up names..
I am white, and I would much rather have those 4 young black women on this Earth instead of you, WTF. You are what is wrong with this world. You need help.
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#14
Oct 8, 2006
 
my prayers are with the children and families who are left behind. this is so sad.
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#20
Oct 8, 2006
 
Very sad for all the families. Behave responsibly. They were just going to have a day off for themselves. Their poor families. This could happen to anyone.
Debra Williams

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#21
Oct 8, 2006
 
I am very sorry this had to happen.
These young lady will truly be missed. My Prayers are with the families. May God have mercy on the families.

With love form the Williams family.
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#24
Oct 8, 2006
 
I would like car manufactures to come up with a device that would activate a flashing red light within the vechile to alert other drivers when a car is involved in a collision, this may save some lifes in the future.
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Oct 11, 2006
 
Lauren wrote:
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May God have mercy on you. You're a sad lonely person, who craves attention. I'll pray for you.
you'll answer to God one day for those comments. I knew those girls, i bet you white, for you to say that sickins me. Keep your comments to yourself and show some respect. Imagine that being your mom and her friends, i'll pray for you tonight.
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#33
Oct 12, 2006
 
SEAT BELTS Saves LIFES. Please everyone learn something from this tragedy. Wear your seat belt.
PeaceforUSA-MI

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#34
Oct 13, 2006
 
What a tragedy. It is so hard to drive on these highways today because there are many bad drivers, wreckless drivers on the roads. I drive the major highways in MI and always get to work an hour early to avoid the rush. It is like you need 4 sets of eyes to watch everything going on around you.
My prayers and sympathy to the children and families of these young women.
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#35
Oct 13, 2006
 
you really can't say that you should wear seatbelts andy from tampa, yes it does make some difference but the one who was driving was wearing a seatbelt and she still dies...i mean if its you time then its your time. its all up to GOD!!
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#36
Jun 17, 2007
 
I had the pleasure of working with two of the young ladies and they both were very hard workers who put there kids first even though many dont agree why were the kids weren't with them it was a vacation and for all four girls to get away. And for those who question there lifestyle if you didn't know them like I had the pleasure you shouldn't TALK!
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#37
Sep 3, 2007
 
FYI
Orlando Sentinel April 3, 2007

Osceola County -- A man who lost control of his car and caused a four-vehicle crash that killed four women last fall on Florida's Turnpike was arrested Tuesday after tests indicated he had been driving drunk. Shawn Michael Walker, 29, is charged with four counts of driving under the influence-manslaughter and two counts of DUI with serious bodily injury. He was booked into Orange County Jail. He is scheduled for trial October 29, 2007 in Osceola County.
I knew them

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#38
Oct 7, 2007
 
Today marks the one year anniversary of their deaths. To the families, especially the children left behind, my prayers are with u. Remember to tell people u love them because u never know when the next time u will see them.

Love,
their extended family.

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