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Four victims of fiery Avon crash identified
WFSB-TV Eyewitness News ^ | August 2, 2005 | AP

Posted on 08/02/2005 12:33:17 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough

AVON (AP) -- The names of all four people killed in Friday's fatal accident in Avon have now been made public.

The dump truck driver has been tentatively identified as 41-year-old Abdul Raheem Naafi, also known as Terrance Stokes, who had a Stamford address.

The chief medical examiner's office says 60-year-old Maureen Edlund of Canton and 54-year-old Barbara Bongiovanni of Torrington were killed in the wreck at the bottom of Avon mountain when the dump truck driver lost control and smashed into other vehicles.

Television and newspaper reports identified a third person who died, 42-year-old Paul "Chip" Stotler, of New Hartford, a father of five daughters.


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This accident happened July 29, last Friday, and made national news. It took an unusually long time to identify the driver whose dumptruck slammed into the intersection full of commuters.
1 posted on 08/02/2005 12:33:17 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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Connecticut.


2 posted on 08/02/2005 12:33:44 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough (Do you know who your real ISP is?)
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To: LurkedLongEnough

The "also known as" is troublesome.


3 posted on 08/02/2005 12:35:33 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (A living affront to Islam since 1959)
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To: LurkedLongEnough

Any evidence that "Abdul" a/k/a "Terrence" decided to go jihad with his truck? After the D.C. snipers, I get suspicious about muslims.


4 posted on 08/02/2005 12:35:56 PM PDT by JeeperFreeper
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To: SlowBoat407

What does that even mean, "also known as"? That is not like a legal name change, is it?
susie


5 posted on 08/02/2005 12:36:39 PM PDT by brytlea (All you need as ID to vote in FL is your Costco card...)
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To: LurkedLongEnough
...lost control...

Abdul Raheem Naafi

One Mohammed Atta "lost control" of a vehicle not long ago, too.

6 posted on 08/02/2005 12:37:20 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("Democracy...will be revengeful, bloody, and cruel." -- John Adams)
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To: LurkedLongEnough
It took an unusually long time to identify the driver ...

Uh huh ............ ! Trying to protect "Terrance" and his kin?

7 posted on 08/02/2005 12:38:05 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (I - LOVE - my attitude problem!)
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To: SlowBoat407

Maybe Terrance aka Abdul was doing his little part for the Muhajadeen thingy..


8 posted on 08/02/2005 12:38:26 PM PDT by MudSlide
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To: LurkedLongEnough
42-year-old Paul "Chip" Stotler, of New Hartford, a father of five daughters.

Those poor little girls.

9 posted on 08/02/2005 12:40:01 PM PDT by wideawake (God bless our brave troops and their Commander in Chief)
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To: brytlea
More likely, Terrance Stokes was the name he was born with, and then converted to Islam, taking on his terrorist Muslim name.
10 posted on 08/02/2005 12:41:04 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (A living affront to Islam since 1959)
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To: SlowBoat407

Probably converted while doing time in the pen.


11 posted on 08/02/2005 12:42:05 PM PDT by MudSlide
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To: SlowBoat407

Kinda like Lew Alcindor.


12 posted on 08/02/2005 12:43:06 PM PDT by duffthor (Is it fishing time yet?)
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To: SlowBoat407

I kinda wondered about that. Somehow it didnt' seem likely that it was the other way around.
susie


13 posted on 08/02/2005 12:43:15 PM PDT by brytlea (All you need as ID to vote in FL is your Costco card...)
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To: brytlea

I guess you don't generally see a lot of Muslims converting to Presbyterian.


14 posted on 08/02/2005 12:44:18 PM PDT by duffthor (Is it fishing time yet?)
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To: duffthor

What was Alcinder in the pen for


15 posted on 08/02/2005 12:44:40 PM PDT by MudSlide
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To: LurkedLongEnough
Barbara Bongiovanni

Bon Jovi's name was Bongiovanni.

16 posted on 08/02/2005 12:45:36 PM PDT by eyespysomething ("Old Hippies" re-living their activist youth - the first time nostalgia had a body count attached.)
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To: MudSlide

My bad...I was referring to the previous post...regarding converting and changing names and stuff.


17 posted on 08/02/2005 12:45:55 PM PDT by duffthor (Is it fishing time yet?)
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To: duffthor

Yeah, that would be unhealthy.
susie


18 posted on 08/02/2005 12:45:59 PM PDT by brytlea (All you need as ID to vote in FL is your Costco card...)
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To: brytlea

it'll happen one day. Over a nice neighborhood picnic or pig-roast, Muhammad Al Sharif will announce he has changed his name to Albert Gore (freudian?) and that he intends to begin coming to services at the local Baptist church or something.


19 posted on 08/02/2005 12:48:12 PM PDT by duffthor (Is it fishing time yet?)
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To: MudSlide
Lou Alcindor became Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Muslim in the cockpit!!!

20 posted on 08/02/2005 12:49:02 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (A living affront to Islam since 1959)
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To: SlowBoat407

Oh man!!! I never thought of that!! As a long time Laker fan, I just thought it was cool to see Kareem on a movie.


21 posted on 08/02/2005 12:50:05 PM PDT by duffthor (Is it fishing time yet?)
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To: duffthor

Probably where Atta got the idea.


22 posted on 08/02/2005 12:51:00 PM PDT by MudSlide
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To: SlowBoat407

I see you like gladiator movies!


23 posted on 08/02/2005 12:51:20 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: SlowBoat407

I always thought Lou Alcindor was such a cool name.
Kareem sounds too much like Cream. Oh well.
susie


24 posted on 08/02/2005 12:51:49 PM PDT by brytlea (All you need as ID to vote in FL is your Costco card...)
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To: LurkedLongEnough

I wonder what "Terrance Stokes" looks like, LOL!


25 posted on 08/02/2005 12:52:36 PM PDT by Publius6961 (Liberal level playing field: If the Islamics win we are their slaves..if we win they are our equals.)
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To: MudSlide

not sure ....but he changed his name to Kareem Abdul Jabong...and then got busted for possession of pot...


26 posted on 08/02/2005 1:27:22 PM PDT by sofaman
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To: sofaman

Jabbar...not Jabong...silly me


27 posted on 08/02/2005 1:27:51 PM PDT by sofaman
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To: BurbankKarl

Thought this would interest you.


28 posted on 08/02/2005 1:31:05 PM PDT by Black Tooth
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To: Publius6961; SlowBoat407; brytlea; Mr. Jeeves; MudSlide; duffthor; eyespysomething; rogue yam; ...
Let's see now, four people died, fifteen were injured, four critically and many people lost their loved ones and friends and all of you post comments about name changes,Muslims and movies but not one thought about those who have suffered. That's a sad commentary on our society. It seems as though wideawake is the only one who gets it!
29 posted on 08/02/2005 1:40:54 PM PDT by Man50D
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To: Man50D
but not one thought about those who have suffered.

You can read minds?

30 posted on 08/02/2005 1:44:30 PM PDT by eyespysomething ("Old Hippies" re-living their activist youth - the first time nostalgia had a body count attached.)
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To: eyespysomething

Oh, I get it ... every day! Prayers for ALL that were killed, maimed, injured or left behind.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1455019/posts
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1455477/posts


31 posted on 08/02/2005 1:47:55 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (I - LOVE - my attitude problem!)
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To: Man50D

Pat yourself on the back. You care.


32 posted on 08/02/2005 1:51:22 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (A living affront to Islam since 1959)
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To: Justanobody

Me too, but I was wondering how that poster knew what I was thinking, because he was wrong.


33 posted on 08/02/2005 1:51:41 PM PDT by eyespysomething ("Old Hippies" re-living their activist youth - the first time nostalgia had a body count attached.)
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To: Man50D; eyespysomething

Really sorry eyespy - I meant to post to Man50D from post #29.


34 posted on 08/02/2005 1:55:13 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (I - LOVE - my attitude problem!)
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To: Man50D

We don't get it because we are talking about something other than what you think we should be? I think maybe you don't get it.
susie


35 posted on 08/02/2005 1:56:48 PM PDT by brytlea (All you need as ID to vote in FL is your Costco card...)
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To: Justanobody

Z-ok.


36 posted on 08/02/2005 1:58:52 PM PDT by eyespysomething ("Old Hippies" re-living their activist youth - the first time nostalgia had a body count attached.)
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To: LurkedLongEnough

No news here. Most every Tri-axle on CT roads is overloaded by a minimum of 15 tons......

Everyone in the state knows about it but refuses to do anything about it.


37 posted on 08/02/2005 2:23:21 PM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: Man50D

Lighten up Francis! -- Sgt Hulka


38 posted on 08/02/2005 2:37:42 PM PDT by duffthor (Is it fishing time yet?)
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To: RaceBannon; scoopscandal; 2Trievers; LoneGOPinCT; Rodney King; sorrisi; MrSparkys; monafelice; ...
Television and newspaper reports identified a third person who died, 42-year-old Paul "Chip" Stotler, of New Hartford, a father of five daughters.

My husband and I were very saddened to learn of Chip's death. We didn't know him well, but his wife is an acquaintance of ours. Tragically, he leaves her behind and five beautiful little girls, along with many family members and friends.

Also, I'm fairly certain that another victim of this horrific accident was a former co-worker of mine from years ago. He has multiple injuries, but is expected to recover fully, from what I understand.

Please pray for all involved in this accident...

Thank you LurkedLongEnough for starting this thread.

Please Freepmail me if you want on or off my infrequent Connecticut ping list.

39 posted on 08/02/2005 3:21:58 PM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Hillary Clinton 6/28/04)
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To: wideawake; Dutchy; StarFan

Please see post #39


40 posted on 08/02/2005 3:23:13 PM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Hillary Clinton 6/28/04)
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To: JeeperFreeper

The truck and the trucking company were trouble. The truck had been pulled off the road with service issues many times and the company was cited a half dozen times recently for a variety of violations. Lastly, the driver was on the job only a week. I think he had too much truck for his skill level and the hill he came down is pretty steep with a pretty good right bend at the light at the bottom.


41 posted on 08/02/2005 3:59:38 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Free Sirhan Sirhan, after all, the bastard who killed Mary Jo Kopeckne is walking around free)
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Lighten up Francis! -- Sgt Hulka

Read post #39 and tell the family of Paul Stotler to lighten up. I only hope if you or someone you know is in a similar situation people will be more understanding and be more respectful than you have shown the victims.
42 posted on 08/02/2005 5:15:56 PM PDT by Man50D
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To: eyespysomething
You can read minds?

I can read your posts. If you didn't intend to post what you thought then you should not have posted the comment.
43 posted on 08/02/2005 5:18:31 PM PDT by Man50D
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To: SlowBoat407
Pat yourself on the back. You care.

Apparently you don't.
44 posted on 08/02/2005 5:20:27 PM PDT by Man50D
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We don't get it because we are talking about something other than what you think we should be? I think maybe you don't get it.

The thread was about the crash nothing else. Out of respect for the victims and thier families it's reasonable and appropriate to stick to the topic. That's not asking too much. If you want to comment on something else then create another thread.
45 posted on 08/02/2005 5:35:28 PM PDT by Man50D
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To: nutmeg

Gosh, I'm sorry to hear that. My sympathies and my prayers to the families and to you.
susie


46 posted on 08/02/2005 5:52:53 PM PDT by brytlea (All you need as ID to vote in FL is your Costco card...)
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To: nutmeg

Disregard my freepmail as I just got to your ping. How truly sad.


47 posted on 08/02/2005 5:54:28 PM PDT by StarFan
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To: Man50D
The thread was about the crash nothing else. Out of respect for the victims and thier families it's reasonable and appropriate to stick to the topic. That's not asking too much. If you want to comment on something else then create another thread.

Thank you for playing thread monitor.

susie
48 posted on 08/02/2005 5:55:02 PM PDT by brytlea (All you need as ID to vote in FL is your Costco card...)
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To: muir_redwoods

Thanks for the details.


49 posted on 08/02/2005 5:57:08 PM PDT by livius
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To: brytlea
Thank you for playing thread monitor.

Thank you for caring about the victims and their families.
50 posted on 08/02/2005 5:59:00 PM PDT by Man50D
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