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Lanes still closed on 101; fatalities ID'd

Original post made on Sep 13, 2010

Traffic on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo continues to be limited to one lane in north and southbound directions this morning more than nine hours after a multi-vehicle crash killed two people in the early morning hours.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, September 12, 2010, 9:51 AM

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Posted by righteous
a resident of Woodside: other
on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:37 pm

what about the cop who ran over the person who got out of their car to help the crash victims? are we just not gonna mention that part? most cops are incompetent, and this proves it. how do you not slow down when you see crashed cars? it makes you wonder if the cops were intoxicated also. anyways, it just pissed me off that the cop running over someone was omitted.


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Posted by Brian
a resident of Menlo Park: Park Forest
on Sep 13, 2010 at 6:30 pm

righteous:

perhaps the part about the cops was omitted because IT'S TOTAL BS. The victims were struck by a limo or town car. You can go back to smoking your dope now.


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Posted by anonymous
a resident of another community
on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:17 pm

Brian:

Perhaps your response is the one that is total **

Dude: you were totally wrong. Who's the stoner?

"This morning, a California Highway Patrol car struck a presumed dead body that had been flung into northbound highway traffic in San Mateo from a collision reported minutes earlier, a CHP spokesman said.

The deceased and another person had apparently been standing on southbound U.S. Highway 101 around Poplar Avenue at about 2:55 a.m. when a black limousine hit them, CHP spokesman Art Montiel said.

The force of the impact sent the bodies flying into the northbound lanes of the highway, Montiel said.

"We don't know if the impact from southbound lanes to the northbound lanes actually killed them," he said. "But we presumed they were both deceased by the time other vehicles traveling northbound were hitting them."

Along with the CHP officer, multiple drivers who were unaware of the incident had struck the bodies with their vehicles, officials said.

"We think they were already dead after we looked at the distance from where they were originally hit to where they landed," CHP Sgt. Trent Cross said. "

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Posted by Brian
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:21 pm

They were already struck and thrown. They were already dead. Whether the cops hit them afterward or other cars was immaterial.


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Posted by anonymous
a resident of another community
on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:29 pm

Immaterial? Interesting change from "it's total BS"

You were wrong. First post said "what about the cop who ran over the person..."

and you flamed him

Now it's only "immaterial"?!?!?

I imagine if it was just "immaterial" they would ave swept it up after a couple hours; as is, the last lanes were opened 15 hours later.

Immaterial? Who's high?

Face it: you flamed. You were wrong.

Fool.


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