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WOW!

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Saw this on the news yesterday. The guy did survive with a few broken bones.

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How'd he manage to get his helmet and jacket off while he was under there?

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How'd he manage to get his helmet and jacket off while he was under there?
Ewww, crewl, very crewl!
didja notice the suit who didn't get his hands dirty?

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Glad to hear he's OK. He sure looks dead in that video...

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Ewww, crewl, very crewl!
didja notice the suit who didn't get his hands dirty?
Obviously management. I'm thinking that might be his Bimmer.

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Obviously management. I'm thinking that might be his Bimmer.
Probably right and concerned about the potential vehicular homicide.

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Glad to hear he's OK. He sure looks dead in that video...
That was my first thought too. They just kinda drag him out and leave him there.

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It's hard to fit under a car these days..........

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