BIZARRE: Driver Run Over, Killed By O...

BIZARRE: Driver Run Over, Killed By Own Car

There are 2 comments on the WXYZ story from Feb 19, 2008, titled BIZARRE: Driver Run Over, Killed By Own Car. In it, WXYZ reports that:

“It appears that [the elderly man] wasn't wearing a seatbelt and he was ejected from the vehicle and unfortunately, with his car spinning it went right over top of him.”

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department is investigating a bizarre accident in which a driver was ejected from his car -- and then killed by it. via WXYZ

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Lydia

Plymouth, MI

#1 Feb 21, 2008
That was a great man. And just because he wasn't wearing a seatbelt, doesn't mean he wouldn't of died anyways. I saw his body today, and it appeared as if his neck was broken. That could of happen just by the hit. He might of still died even if he was wearing a seatbelt. And it wasn't all his fault. The driver of the other car has some blame, too. Mr. Brewis and his family do not appreciate all of the blame being put on him.

R.I.P. Mr. Brewis
A great man.
Sue

Battle Creek, MI

#2 Apr 21, 2008
He always wore a seatbelt. Haven't you ever heard of inertia unlatching?? The force of the accident makes the latch unbuckle. This happens much more than people realize, but the car companies don't want you to know.

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