Skip to comments.CO Driver Killed By Branch Steered Car To Safety
Posted on 01/01/2012 6:04:21 PM PST by edpc
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) A Colorado man who was killed when a 3-foot tree branch flew through his windshield and impaled him in the chest was able to steer the car to safety before losing consciousness.
The wife of 61-year-old James Baker-Jarvis told the Daily Camera (http://goo.gl/WsaHg ) that her husband was able to pull the Subaru Outback over to the roadside, saving her from any injury. Baker-Jarvis died later at a hospital.
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Tragic and ironic.
He was a Hero. RIP
Effin Al Gore.
Strangely written article. More accurately it should have said “A Colorado man who was fatally injured when a 3-foot tree branch flew through his windshield and impaled him in the chest was able to steer the car to safety before losing consciousness and dying.”
The wind was brutal yesterday. It snapped that branch at just the wrong moment for Baker-Jarvis.
Saved the wife, instead of doing a liberal freak-out and endangering her. Hat-tip and prayers up for the Professor.
May my last moments be so honorable.
John 15:13 applies here.
After waking up with a tree in my bedroom a few years ago I have trouble sleeping on windy nights.
“The wind was brutal yesterday. It snapped that branch at just the wrong moment for Baker-Jarvis.”
87 gusts in Boulder and a 129 in Frisco. I was listening to it during the night and praying that it wasn’t going to blow any of my Cottonwoods over.
I want my death to be just like my grandfather’s. Peaceful and with a smile on my face. Not screaming like the passengers in his car.
Prayers and respect.
Some of those “gusts” lasted a while. I was amazed the trees around here held they leaned so far for so long.
Coulda been worse, you did wake up.
Did you see the pics? The damage to his car is almost unnoticeable, small hole in the far side of the windshield. What are the odds, you know?
Is there an unwritten law that liberals must drive Subarus?
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