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Turnpike crash kills Honduran diplomat (She is Nuria Ortiz Navarro, age 31)
Pittsburg Tribune-Review ^ | Friday, February 9, 2007 | Paul Pierce

Posted on 02/10/2007 2:26:26 PM PST by rawhide

An illegal immigrant from Ghana was driving a tractor-trailer that rear-ended a car on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Westmoreland County on Thursday, killing a Honduran diplomat.

Trade specialist Nuria Ortiz Navarro, 31, a passenger in the back seat of a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta driven by her brother-in-law, was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner F. Christopher O'Leath, according to state police in New Stanton...

The truck driver, Sam P. Thompson, 32, of Gaithersburg, Md., an employee of Transcare Systems Inc., of Bowie, Md., was arraigned on multiple criminal charges, including homicide by vehicle, following vehicles too closely, driving at an unsafe speed, careless driving, speeding and reckless driving.

...The Honduran embassy in Washington confirmed that Ortiz Navarro was a commercial attache working in the U.S. to promote the economic interests of her country.

Ortiz Navarro was the daughter of Mayra Navarro, a well-known television journalist in Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital.

(Excerpt) Read more at pittsburghlive.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; diplomat; ghana; honderan; honduras; illegals; immigrantlist; samthompson; thompson; turnpike
Very sad:

Nuria Ortiz Navarro

1 posted on 02/10/2007 2:26:29 PM PST by rawhide
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To: rawhide

Cosmic related.


2 posted on 02/10/2007 2:28:01 PM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: rawhide

Where's the "Illegals Kill" pinglist?


3 posted on 02/10/2007 2:28:22 PM PST by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: rawhide

What a loss - she was a babe ....


4 posted on 02/10/2007 2:30:45 PM PST by Ken522
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To: rawhide

"An illegal immigrant from Ghana was driving a tractor-trailer that rear-ended a car"

Sam P. Thompson, of Gaithersburg, MD? The same person? What are they doing to the trucking company that hired him?


5 posted on 02/10/2007 2:30:52 PM PST by Froufrou
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To: rawhide
An illegal immigrant from Ghana was driving a tractor-trailer...The truck driver, Sam P. Thompson...

From Ghana?

How did he get a CDL, even with that white-bread name?

6 posted on 02/10/2007 2:32:55 PM PST by OldSmaj (Death to islam. I am now and will always be, a sworn enemy of all things muslim.)
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To: rawhide
From the middle of the artcle--

State police Trooper Richard Mahokey said Thompson is an illegal immigrant from Ghana who had been facing deportation. Mahokey said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement asked yesterday that Thompson be detained by police.

Sounds like we knew this illegal was here (another catch and release?) but were unable to get rid of him before he ended up killing a very lovely young woman.

7 posted on 02/10/2007 2:34:13 PM PST by Tarheel (If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere... Rudy--2008)
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To: OldSmaj
How did he get a CDL, even with that white-bread name?

Probably bought it from the fine employees at the Illinois DMV.

8 posted on 02/10/2007 2:34:26 PM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: rawhide

Have they run out of Americans to kill?


9 posted on 02/10/2007 2:35:08 PM PST by BinaryBoy
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To: rawhide; gubamyster

BTTT


10 posted on 02/10/2007 2:36:58 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: rawhide
Buel Young, spokesman for the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, said that based on a state Attorney General's opinion issued a few years ago, transportation officials don't ask whether a person applying for a license is in the United States legally.

Well, there you go. There is no state in the country where you have show more paperwork and go through more crap to get your driver's license. But you don't have to be in the country legally. Maryland is disgraceful sometimes.
11 posted on 02/10/2007 2:37:10 PM PST by advance_copy (Stand for life, or nothing at all)
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12 posted on 02/10/2007 2:37:48 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: rawhide

Irony.


13 posted on 02/10/2007 2:44:57 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: advance_copy
Maryland is disgraceful sometimes

"Sometimes", what an understatement. Wasn't it Maryland where the illegal, who was a known drunk, killed a marine home on leave and the only reason he wasn't in jail was because some cop was to sorry to file the correct paper work???

14 posted on 02/10/2007 3:06:58 PM PST by org.whodat (Never let the facts get in the way of a good assumption.)
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To: org.whodat
Oh , forgot,

Transcare Systems Inc., of Bowie, Md., You better have every I doted and T crossed for the DOT are on their way.

15 posted on 02/10/2007 3:09:36 PM PST by org.whodat (Never let the facts get in the way of a good assumption.)
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To: rawhide

Attractive young lady. May she rest in peace.


16 posted on 02/10/2007 3:09:53 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Cheney X -- Destroying the Liberal Democrat Traitors By Any Means Necessary -- Ya Dig ? Sho 'Nuff.)
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To: Sword_Svalbardt

It's an illegal from Ghana, who killed a diplomat who was here legally from Honduras.

What an ignorant statement.


18 posted on 02/10/2007 3:34:59 PM PST by The Coopster
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To: The Coopster

Your opinion - keep it. Sehr schlecht - too bad.


19 posted on 02/10/2007 4:03:49 PM PST by Sword_Svalbardt (Sword Svalbardt)
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To: Sword_Svalbardt

Not an opinion - it's a fact.

One's an illegal from a non-Hispanic country, one's not here illegally - and thusly not "one of their own".

It's an ignorant statement, and an obvious one at that. Not you necessarily - though your retort leaves that yet TBD.


20 posted on 02/10/2007 4:21:51 PM PST by The Coopster
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To: The Coopster

Apparently you like it crass. Have some. Heh, heh.


21 posted on 02/10/2007 4:30:28 PM PST by Sword_Svalbardt (Sword Svalbardt)
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To: Sword_Svalbardt

Actually, I like it to make sense, or at least seem as though it's not some drunken redneck doing the typing - which is why I will bid you good night...


22 posted on 02/10/2007 4:33:42 PM PST by The Coopster
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To: The Coopster

Read his profile and you'll realize why arguing with someone like this is a total waste of time, energy, and neuronal activity.


23 posted on 02/10/2007 5:26:27 PM PST by Fairview
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To: Fairview

Wow. Makes more sense now... :-D

Have a good one...


24 posted on 02/10/2007 6:03:02 PM PST by The Coopster
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To: Sword_Svalbardt
Too bad, an illegal got one of their own.

Ah..there's the FR I've come to hate. RTFS fool.

25 posted on 02/10/2007 6:23:43 PM PST by Mr.Unique ("Are you gonna propose? Because if you're not, quit staring at me!")
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To: Fairview

Time for FR to start running off these racist fools, or the good folks will leave.


26 posted on 02/10/2007 6:28:15 PM PST by Mr.Unique ("Are you gonna propose? Because if you're not, quit staring at me!")
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To: Mr.Unique
Time for FR to start running off these racist fools, or the good folks will leave.

You know, that's an excellent point. Did you read his profile page? Apparently we who know how to spell cannot even begin to imagine the grandeur and antiquity of the ancient Nordic gods he believes in. They're the reason he is superior to an educated Central American lady.

Somebody ping the mods.

27 posted on 02/10/2007 6:35:24 PM PST by Fairview
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To: lilylangtree
Yep..just wait until we get all those Indian, Mexican and other truck drivers on our roads.
28 posted on 02/10/2007 6:47:07 PM PST by OKIEDOC (Kalifornia now a certified socialist state reporting to Mexico City for further instructions)
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To: BinaryBoy

I was thinking the same thing. We really have no idea who the hell is in our country.


29 posted on 02/10/2007 6:50:02 PM PST by July 4th (A vacant lot cancelled out my vote for Bush.)
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To: OldSmaj
How did he get a CDL, even with that white-bread name?

Buel Young, spokesman for the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, said that based on a state Attorney General's opinion issued a few years ago, transportation officials don't ask whether a person applying for a license is in the United States legally.

PC bullsh!t will kill us all, as well as kill the country.

30 posted on 02/10/2007 11:17:37 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: Fairview
OMG!

And, not only is it bigger than both of us; and it can't be killed, but it has ALREADY multiplied!

Otherwise, I would say, "it's bigger than both of us, so quick: kill it before it multiplies."

31 posted on 02/10/2007 11:25:03 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: rawhide

After reading this line in the article, I got curious and looked it up-

"Buel Young, spokesman for the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, said that based on a state Attorney General's opinion issued a few years ago, transportation officials don't ask whether a person applying for a license is in the United States legally.

Someone applying for a Maryland driver's license must show proof of identity, age and state residency, Young said."

This seems to be a ruling by the former Attorney General of Maryland Joe Curran Jr.- a DEMOCRAT!



32 posted on 02/10/2007 11:47:46 PM PST by KCRW
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To: Mr.Unique

Good, now that we see eye to eye about this issue - we know who the true conservative is. Me. Liberalism abounds, even on this website. i'm surprised you and the other liberal have not cried foul about the illegal who did the dastardly deed.

My daughter was inhured severely in a car accident by illegals - they refused to call 911 for fear of deportment. Someone else called. while she was in the ambulence another idiot - illegal of course slammed into the ambulence at 50 mph.

So you two guys go figure.

Have a good liberal day, liberal guy.

SS


33 posted on 02/11/2007 10:51:20 AM PST by Sword_Svalbardt (Sword Svalbardt)
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To: OldSmaj
From Ghana?

Could be the descendant of a freed slave who returned to Africa, like many in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

34 posted on 02/11/2007 12:23:10 PM PST by Loyalist (Social justice isn't; social studies aren't; social work doesn't.)
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To: Sword_Svalbardt
Yeah. OK

Consider spell check. You'll still look like a loon, but a literate loon.

35 posted on 02/11/2007 2:10:44 PM PST by Mr.Unique ("Are you gonna propose? Because if you're not, quit staring at me!")
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To: Mr.Unique

Good, at least you are picking up on the humor - not unique. Heh, heh.

Meat and potatoes time, boys and girls. An illegal alien, regardless of race, or origin kills anyone, from anywhere. you arguing with me is ridiculous, because it is as though you condone the behavior, now where do you stand. Recant that, Mr. less than unique.


36 posted on 02/11/2007 2:46:42 PM PST by Sword_Svalbardt (Sword Svalbardt)
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To: Sword_Svalbardt
Perhaps you should re-read then. My comments to you were based on your since removed comment ridiculing the victim. A victim who was here legally as part of the diplomatic corps from Honduras.

I'm done with you. You have shown yourself to have a complete lack of comprehension and compassion.
37 posted on 02/11/2007 3:42:02 PM PST by Mr.Unique ("Are you gonna propose? Because if you're not, quit staring at me!")
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To: Mr.Unique

What are you going to do about the situation ivolving the illegal alien?

Obviously nothing, like myself you are powerless. People die on our highways everyday, and I'm supposed to render to some employee of a foreign government some form of compassion?

What about the tens of thousands of automobile fatalities in this country?

You have lost the scope of the situation, you want to cry about a person, who was legally here, a lawful entrant into this country, who was killed by an illegal alien, and I'm supposed to ignore the Americans who were killed by illegal aliens in this country, specifically in car accidents, and have compassion for only one person - give me a break.

The reason you are done with me is you inability to see or focus on the "big picture."

Too bad for you - get a new scrip'.


38 posted on 02/12/2007 7:35:32 AM PST by Sword_Svalbardt (Sword Svalbardt)
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To: rawhide

Why do I get the feeling that “illegal alien” Thompson will just disappear? This story bears looking into for connections to the situation in Honduras. Maybe nothing but it seems a little Arkancidey to me.


39 posted on 07/07/2009 10:26:00 PM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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