Chatham County High Schooler Dies in Wreck

Apr 29, 2008 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Wral.com

Authorities were investigating a car crash that killed a senior Jordan-Matthews High School on Saturday night. via Wral.com

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Concerned in Siler City

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It appears to me that they are trying to get the Roper kid off. Since she has money and her father is a supposed to be attorney everything is being done to prevent any charges from being filed. Then to actually call in a DA from another county is to much. She's guilty what else do they need. Several teens have been killed and none of the things that's being done now was done for them.
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Charges should be filed to the Roper girl. She is guilty because she was the one driving her car and hit the other car causing another girl to loose her life. She should be charged with death by motor vehicle regardless if daddy is an attorney. That's whats wrong with kids today. Parents covering up their wrong doing. If they do then the parents should be charged for that - covering up. The Roper girl needs to be punished immediately.
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You people have earthly idea what you are talking about... You're not even from Siler City. Ever think that she hit a car TURNING IN FRONT OF HER! Was she speeding? That is being determined. Should the other driver have seen her? That is being determined.
The very reason another DA was broght in was because the local attorney is known by the local DA. The out of town DA does not know the family.
And yes, I know the family. They are good people. I know all the families involved, and they are all good people.
So lay off until you know what you are talking about.
jenny of siler city

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It's been how long now since the accident, anyone remember? How long did it take you to forget? Her parents did not forget? All the rest of the families involced has not forgotten, but for the most part the rest of you have already forgotten the date of her death...And for the one's that are judging the Roper child (shame) or for the one's that are judging any of the children involved in the accident (yes accident) shame on all of you) for whom everever can cast the first stone of, throw in now, if now turn away...For you are not the DA, Judge or Jury agasinst the kids...All involved including their parents are still hurting and noe one is trying to cover up anything. So unless you are a fly on one of there walls and are hearing things that we don't don't about, keep your nasty opions to your self.
Concerned in Siler City

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Thinking before judging wrote:
You people have earthly idea what you are talking about... You're not even from Siler City. Ever think that she hit a car TURNING IN FRONT OF HER! Was she speeding? That is being determined. Should the other driver have seen her? That is being determined.
The very reason another DA was broght in was because the local attorney is known by the local DA. The out of town DA does not know the family.
And yes, I know the family. They are good people. I know all the families involved, and they are all good people.
So lay off until you know what you are talking about.
Yes I do live in Siler City and I also know the families involved but the girl is wrong and you also know that. What if that was your kid that was killed? Good luck with your children I do hope that they aren't killed by another so-called friend or acquaintence. I'm hoping that for the safety of the rest of the town that this kid will be found guilty and punished as anyone else would. For I honestly feel that had the driver of the other vehicle been black they would have been sent up creek by now. So why are we burning up tax money on this white kid. That kid is no better than ours.
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To Concerned in Siler City: Your posting location showed High Point, now Cary, so a glitch in the system...

But I can see you have your bag of "stones" ready to cast, as you are without sin...

Also, I'm glad you are so qualified as judge, jury and executioner. Good luck in your legal career...

I'm not going to try and debate you on this, because you are one of those narrow minded people who wouldn't see the reason in any argument. You obviously hate the teenagers in the other car, for whatever reason, and would go to any lengths to convict, whether innocent or guilty...

I really feel sorry for you as your life must be hell dealing with all the stress each time you see these "injustices".

None of us know who was wrong... We weren't there. We didn't witness the accident. There is probably fault all around. Scapgoating one individual will not bring back a life.

It's really pitiful that you can't see they brought in inpartial parties to make decisions less local bias... The system is there for everyone's protection... That's what we pay taxes for.

So next time you get a ticket, please just send in much $$$$ and don't waste our tax money by taking it to court...
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And now my posting shows Lawrence, MS... I'm right here in Siler...
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And I feel I must say one more thing... What the heck has race got to do with this issue???!!!

Pulling the race card?! What are you thinking? Isn't this a big enough tragedy without using it to further some other hidden agenda...

You make me pretty sick...
Maria

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Jul 12, 2008
 
It's now been over two months since Michelle was killed. Hopefully all the "investigation" has been completed. It's my understanding the Moore DA will decide in the very near future what charges will be filed if any.
Jenny of Siler City

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Ashely has been dead for two months now and for two months all involved they have suffered...From Ashley's mother all the way to he childfren driving the cars....and the parents of those kids...Everyone of thier lives has been on hold..Maybe before long they will all know what will happen for all there sakes..But one thing they won't happen, and that is bringing that that beautiful Angel that now lyes in the sky watching everybody fighting and probally shaking her head in disbelief.....Think about that everyone......
Maria

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Well, more than 3 mos later, the police dept FINALLY released a statement. Seems reconstruction determined Roper was going appx 76mph when she topped the hill. Pore was turning onto W 8th ST going appx 21mph.

"Officials may soon determine charges" according to the paper.
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Try going 76 mph on the interstate and imagine going that fast in a residential area over a hill not knowing what is on the other side. What was this girl thinking? I hope all of you will realize that the Roper girl was breaking the law and the Pore boy was not. And the family and friends to Ashley have to face the rest of their lives in misery.
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jenny of siler city wrote:
It's been how long now since the accident, anyone remember? How long did it take you to forget? Her parents did not forget? All the rest of the families involced has not forgotten, but for the most part the rest of you have already forgotten the date of her death...And for the one's that are judging the Roper child (shame) or for the one's that are judging any of the children involved in the accident (yes accident) shame on all of you) for whom everever can cast the first stone of, throw in now, if now turn away...For you are not the DA, Judge or Jury agasinst the kids...All involved including their parents are still hurting and noe one is trying to cover up anything. So unless you are a fly on one of there walls and are hearing things that we don't don't about, keep your nasty opions to your self.
You listen to this--Taylor refused the sobiety test the police ask her to take and she called her father and he told her not to take it. she had been at a beer fest all day Saturday. All of them were drinking and partying at the beer fest. She is quilty of killing Ashley and you people better wake up.
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This is what I know, Taylor Roper was ask to take a sobiety test by the police, she called her father and Todd Roper told her not to take the test. Hagan was ask to take the test and he did, passed. Taylor Roper and her friends had been at a beer fest that Saturday. All the girls were wearing wristban to allow them to drink beer and they were drinking.partying.speeding. Taylor was going 76 mph in a 20mph zone. The road is narrow and dark, why would anyone in their right mind even attempt to go this fast unless they are impaired. Taylor needs to stop hiding behind her daddy and tell the truth. Taylor Roper hit Hagans car so hard it split the side that Ashley was on inhalf which killed Ashley. This is what the Pyrtle family has got to live with not only the death of their daughter but how she was killed--she suffered. If Taylor had been going the speed limit, Ashley Pyrtle would be alive today. Also when both cars (what was left of Hagans car) was put in impound for investigation that night, there were three men inside the locked fence that night removing cups and such from Taylor Ropers car. No one was supposed to been allow in that fence. Those men were tampering with evidence. Now this is the truth, Taylor Roper should be charge in all accounts of manslaughter by vehicle, indangerment to others, speeding and refusing to take a test to tell if taylor was drinking and doing drugs. (Taylor refused this test) All the girls riding with her should have been tested. Taylor is not a kid, she knows in her heart what went wrong that night, but being a daughter of a lawyer, I'm sure she is not speaking on her on.
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TAYLOR ROPER IS THE REASON ASHLEY IS DEAD SHE WAS GOING 76 IN A 20 MPH ZONE AND EVERYONE TELLS HER "OH TAYLOR ITS NOT YOUR FAULT" WELL YES IT IS YOUR FAULT!!!!! IF YOU WEREN'T BEING STUPID AND OBEYING THE LAW ASHLEY WOULD STILL BE HERE!!!!! AND ANOTHER THING PEOPLE SAY "OH ASHLEY WOULD WANT US TO BE HAPPY" I HOPE YA'LL KNOW ASHLEY WAS STUBBORN AND SHE DID NOT LET THINGS GO TO EASILY!!!!!IF IT WAS ONE OF HER FRIENDS OR FAMILY WHO TAYLOR KILLED SHE WOULD NOT BE SO NICE AND SWEET TOWARDS YOU AND DID YOU KNOW THAT WHEN TAYLOR HIT THE CAR ASHLEY WAS IN SHE WAS ALREADY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD SO IF SHE WAS NOT DRINKING WHY WOULD SHE BE IN THE OTHER LANE!!!! WHO IN THERE RIGHT MIND WOULD BE GOING THAT FAST!!!!????? IF HAGAN AND ASHLEY WERE NOT THERE TAYLOR'S CAR WOULD'VE FLIPPED AND MOST LIKELY WOULD'VE KILLED ALL THREE OF THOSE STUPID GIRLS THATS WHAT SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED!!!! ALSO DID YOU KNOW THAT WHEN THEY HIT HAGANS CAR THE THREE GIRLS WENT FROM HOUSE TO HOUSE TRYING TO GET HELP FOR THEM WITH NO CONCERN FOR ASHLEY OR HANGAN!!!!! AND LOOK WHAT THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS HAVE TO LIVE WITH NOW!!!! DID YOU KNOW THAT HER SISTER HAS TO SEE HER AT SCHOOL EVERYDAY???? AND HAS TO SEE HER SMILING AND LAUGHING????? AND LET ME ASK YOU THIS IF SOMEONE HAD REMORCE THEN WHY WOULD THEY BE LAUGHING AND SMILING ALL THE TIME????? TAYLOR IS NOT AS INNOCENT AS SOME THINK SHE IS JUST BECAUSE HER DADDY IS A LAWYER AND IS CLOSE WITH THE SILER CITY POLICE SHE GETS AWAY WITH TAKING AN AMAZING PERSONS LIFE SOMEONE WHO WAS GOING TO BE EVEN MORE INCREDIBLE THAN SHE ALREADY WAS A PERSON WHO COULD LIGHT UP A ROOM WITH HER PRETTY SMILE AND SHE WAS TRULY BEAUTIFUL INSIDE AND OUT. THATS SOMETHING THE ROPER GIRL COULD NOT DO NOR THE TWO GIRLS IN THE CAR WITH HER THAT NIGHT AND DID YOU ALSO KNOW ONE OF THE PASSENGERS IN THE CAR WITH HER DOES DRUGS AND GETS DRUNK AND SHES NOT EVEN OVER THE AGE LIMIT!!!!???? TAYLOR AND THOSE TWO GIRLS KNOW WHAT THEY WERE DOING THAT NIGHT THEY TOOK ASHLEY'S LIFE BUT IF THEY DONT WANNA COME OUT WITH THE TRUTH THEN LET GOD DEAL WITH THEM THEY WILL GET WHAT THEY DESERVE ONE DAY AND YOU ALL WILL SEE THE REAL TAYLOR ROPER BY THE TIME ALL OF THIS IS OVER WITH!!!!! AND YES TRUTH 2 FROM WILLMINGTON NC IS RIGHT!!!!!!!!!!
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AND DID YOU ALSO KNOW TAYLOR ROPER HAD 3 SPEEDING TICKETS PRIOR TO THIS!!!!! SOME HOW THEY JUST MAGICALLY WENT AWAY HUH!!!!?????? SINCE HER DADDYS A LAWYER AND IS CLOSE WITH THE POLICE SHE GETS AWAY WITH IT!!!!!!!
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Maria wrote:
It's now been over two months since Michelle was killed. Hopefully all the "investigation" has been completed. It's my understanding the Moore DA will decide in the very near future what charges will be filed if any.
ITS NOT MICHELLE WHO DIED ITS ASHLEY!
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If Taylor had been on the right side of the road when she hit Asley, Ashley might have been alive.
Taylor at impact was on the wrong side. She was driving in the middle of the road.
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thats deep wrote:
AND DID YOU ALSO KNOW TAYLOR ROPER HAD 3 SPEEDING TICKETS PRIOR TO THIS!!!!! SOME HOW THEY JUST MAGICALLY WENT AWAY HUH!!!!?????? SINCE HER DADDYS A LAWYER AND IS CLOSE WITHb THE POLICE SHE GETS AWAY WITH IT!!!!!!!
I'm shocked that the legal system aloow this. Ths is a young teenager that should have been punish no matter if she is the daughter of a lawyer. So this leads back to the parents helping her get out ot trouble. I f the parents would have honor the law on those speeding tickets, Taylor would not been able to drive after three tickets and Ashley would be alive.
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Why would a teenager turn down to take a test if she had not been drinking? This was a red flag and why didn't the police see this. Everyone should have been tested. What was that girl hiding.

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