Polk County 22-year-old Kenneth Jacob...

Polk County 22-year-old Kenneth Jacob Newberry killed in wreck

There are 10 comments on the Rome News story from Jul 15, 2013, titled Polk County 22-year-old Kenneth Jacob Newberry killed in wreck. In it, Rome News reports that:

A Polk County man died Friday from injuries he sustained in a four-vehicle wreck that occurred in Bartow County on Ga.

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mom of two

Cedartown, GA

#1 Jul 15, 2013
So sad such a young age to be takin out of this world my thoughts and prayers are with this young mans family may god bless and give you strength ....
Concerned

United States

#2 Jul 15, 2013
Does anyone know what drugs the man who hit him was on when he was hit? He was charged with Vehicular homicide, D.U.I.-Drugs and following too closely but that's all that ive seen on reports. The Man had Polio as a child and used that as an excuse for never slowing down before striking Jacob and pushing his vehicle under a tractor trailer. Could it be pain pills for the disease? Or high? And if so on what? It absolutely destroyed the family and it breaks my heart.
wow

United States

#3 Jul 15, 2013
I have known him all of my life & is a piece of $hit & has always made excuses. He has always been perfectly capable of chasing women, drinking, check bouncing,... just an all around Bad Person!! I am sure he will try to fall back on some excuses to try & get out of this too! I hope he goes to jail & has to suffer!!

“Unions are still scum ”

Since: Dec 07

Atlanta

#4 Jul 15, 2013
That dude is 64yo and is looking at prison time. Hope he likes the next 5 years locked up in Jackson.
yes

Rome, GA

#5 Jul 16, 2013
MSO4 wrote:
That dude is 64yo and is looking at prison time. Hope he likes the next 5 years locked up in Jackson.
I agree with you on this post ..if he makes it that long 3559
Truth

Rome, GA

#6 Jul 16, 2013
Concerned wrote:
Does anyone know what drugs the man who hit him was on when he was hit? He was charged with Vehicular homicide, D.U.I.-Drugs and following too closely but that's all that ive seen on reports. The Man had Polio as a child and used that as an excuse for never slowing down before striking Jacob and pushing his vehicle under a tractor trailer. Could it be pain pills for the disease? Or high? And if so on what? It absolutely destroyed the family and it breaks my heart.
Could take 3 to 6 months for results.

“Unions are still scum ”

Since: Dec 07

Atlanta

#7 Jul 16, 2013
Truth wrote:
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Could take 3 to 6 months for results.
Thats ok. That will be 6 months of agonizing anxiety and stress over what his future will be.
Rockmartian

Americus, GA

#8 Jul 17, 2013
MSO4 wrote:
<quoted text>Thats ok. That will be 6 months of agonizing anxiety and stress over what his future will be.
Doubt it
in the news

Reddick, FL

#9 Jul 18, 2013
i read where Johnny Cook was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Captiva .$25.000 plus crossover vehicle too. How is it a handicap person can have such a nice vehicle? I hope he goes to jail & rots!
Rockmart Native

Marietta, GA

#10 Jul 19, 2013
I don't care if it is drugs or alcohol. The man should have never gotten behind the wheel of a vehicle. People who do drugs and alcohol are idiots to drive a vehicle. I don't give a crap what he was on, he should rot in jail for taking an innocent life. I don't know this man nor do I care to know this man. He is a piece of SHIT as far as I'm concerned.

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