Live Oak teen dies in off-road accide...

Live Oak teen dies in off-road accident in Monterey County

There are 38 comments on the Santa Cruz Sentinel story from Nov 16, 2008, titled Live Oak teen dies in off-road accident in Monterey County. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

A19-year-old Live Oak man died about 11 p.m. Friday after he crashed his vehicle while driving at high speeds through a field in Prunedale.

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eThug

Santa Cruz, CA

#2 Nov 16, 2008
Pleasure Point Resident wrote:
I am so sorry that this young man's stupidity has lead to his family suffering. A tragic, and preventable loss of life. WAKE UP PEOPLE, cars aren't invincible and neither are you. Slow down, hang up the phone and respect the road ( and the "off road" areas as well ).
Your high horse is dangerous. Careful you might fall. Your not sorry. It's just an intro for you to expound from your superior mind. I'd rather die doing something I like rather than spend my life looking down my nose from my safe little life. I think Jeopardy is on. Hurry you might miss it.
Mr Zizzou

United States

#3 Nov 16, 2008
Let us pray for this young man's parents and younger brother. I am sure they are devastated.
Braydon

Santa Cruz, CA

#4 Nov 16, 2008
Pleasure Point Resident wrote:
I am so sorry that this young man's stupidity has lead to his family suffering. A tragic, and preventable loss of life. WAKE UP PEOPLE, cars aren't invincible and neither are you. Slow down, hang up the phone and respect the road ( and the "off road" areas as well ).
What a rotten thing to say.

Since: Jun 08

San Mateo, CA

#5 Nov 16, 2008
No matter how it happened it is always a tragedy when a 19 year old dies. My condolences go out to his family and friends.
justwondering

United States

#7 Nov 16, 2008
Pleasure Point Resident wrote:
I am so sorry that this young man's stupidity has lead to his family suffering. A tragic, and preventable loss of life. WAKE UP PEOPLE, cars aren't invincible and neither are you. Slow down, hang up the phone and respect the road ( and the "off road" areas as well ).
Oh now come on... you can't tell me you never did anything as a 19 year old that was not "stupid". I thank my luck stars when I think back at some of the stuff we (me and my friends) did as teens.
And then, you are going to try to convince all of us that you are a perfect driver. You never speed, you have never cut someone off (by mistake of course), forgotten to signal, been distracted, done anything stupid? Are you some kind of saint we don't know about or are you just that judgmental and flapping your mouth! Give me a break, you are the stupid one. My heart goes out the the family and friends of this young man. May you rest in peace
SOYLENT GREEN

United States

#9 Nov 17, 2008
Evolution wrote:
Another Darwin Award is issued and richly deserved. No seatbelt no roll bar and no brains. In the middle of the night no less. Probably under the influence as well.
I was invincible at 19, too bad your wisdom is so limited that it does not stop you from such unkind comments. My condolences to the family
read first

Hayward, CA

#10 Nov 17, 2008
Pleasure Point Resident wrote:
I am so sorry that this young man's stupidity has lead to his family suffering. A tragic, and preventable loss of life. WAKE UP PEOPLE, cars aren't invincible and neither are you. Slow down, hang up the phone and respect the road ( and the "off road" areas as well ).
how's the phone bit even relevant? Reading comprehension is good.
Has hidden agenda

Santa Cruz, CA

#11 Nov 17, 2008
read first wrote:
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how's the phone bit even relevant? Reading comprehension is good.
It's relevant because this person is only replying so they can vent their pet peeves about other drivers. Probably spend most of their time looking for people on cell phones instead of paying attention to their driving.

“be nice for no reason i”

Since: Aug 08

SANTA CRUZ

#12 Nov 17, 2008
Kerry sorry for your loss this is awful news to close to home
Bob M

San Jose, CA

#13 Nov 17, 2008
Our condolences to the family. Unless the young man was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, he wasn't driving illegally. The coronert will determine if that was a condributing factor. The investigating aganercy will probably inspect the vehicle for its mechanical condition prio to the crash. No helmet nor seat belt required while driving off road on private property. Just an example of a lack of common sense. Plenty of that to go around but not illegal.
David Melander

Vancouver, WA

#14 Nov 17, 2008
How life unfolds is a great unkown. My condolances
to all in the circle of this life. Breath, morn, hope, love...

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#15 Nov 17, 2008
Sad. My sympathy to his loved ones. My guess is he was just out having fun on a Friday night. Does anyone here have any good ideas about how to convince young adults they are mortal?
They are everywhere

Vernalis, CA

#17 Nov 17, 2008
SCLOCALBOY wrote:
I am so sorry that this young man's stupidity has lead to his family suffering. A tragic, and preventable loss of life. WAKE UP PEOPLE, cars aren't invincible and neither are you. Slow down, hang up the phone and respect the road ( and the "off road" areas as well ).
WHY DONT YOU POST YOUR ADDRESS SO I CAN COME SHOW YOU STUPIDITY ethug dumb dck looozer
If you don't agree, don't act as stupid as the person you disagree with.

“be nice for no reason i”

Since: Aug 08

SANTA CRUZ

#19 Nov 17, 2008
They are everywhere wrote:
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If you don't agree, don't act as stupid as the person you disagree with.
You misunderstand I did not write that e thug did I know the kid and his family he comes from good family I was just saying not to talk smack about a kid he knows nothing about. HE WAS A GOOD KID
Skeptic

Santa Cruz, CA

#20 Nov 17, 2008
KSCO reports that the vehicle he was driving was STOLEN. Still such a good kid?
have some class

Berkeley, CA

#21 Nov 17, 2008
the kid's dead. show some common decency.
shakes_mcgee420

Santa Cruz, CA

#23 Nov 17, 2008
It's such a sad and tragic thing to have happened. I've known Keil since I was 13. He was a great person. May he rest in peace.
OLDjoseSK8ParkGi rl

Oakland, CA

#24 Nov 17, 2008
Keil was a good,awesome & positive young man, i will miss seeing him around. I have some really good memories with him, & he will be missed very much. Rest in peace buddy.
soldier831

San Francisco, CA

#26 Nov 18, 2008
it is a sad thing but he was doin the wrong thing so he was looking for it so if its like he deserve it he was the 1 driving fast
parent

Palo Alto, CA

#27 Nov 18, 2008
Sorry for the families loss -19! way to young to go.

Parents of young drivers show this article to your kids, talk to them about the dangers of driving if you haven't already.

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