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Old 02-08-2021, 10:37 PM
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Default He stuck the landing!

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...94/4444063001/

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Old 02-09-2021, 02:16 AM
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Yikes ! Id give that dive a 4.8 degree of difficulty. Id venture to say that was a Ford as a Tundra would have snapped in half upon landing.

You cant make that kinda $&#* up.

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Old 02-09-2021, 05:26 AM
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Heck, if that was a Tundra it would have just continued on! after landing!
That is one lucky dude!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-09-2021, 07:42 AM
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Old 02-09-2021, 08:08 AM
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Wonder if he finished the text ???
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Old 02-09-2021, 08:44 AM
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He is a lucky man! Needs to invest in some Lottery tickets.
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Old 02-09-2021, 03:01 PM
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He is lucky to be alive. I handled a similar wreck in 2007. 2 young ladies, one the bride, and one being her bridesmaid were driving to their rehearsal dinner. She drifted off the left side of Interstate 225 on a bridge, hitting the snow berm, climbed up the jersey barrier, rolling onto its top, and falling about 50' down onto a major thoroughfare. DRT, (dead right there, in our jargon).

Colorado Department of Transportation was later sued by the family and settled. Failure to clear the roadway (not just travel lanes) which contributed to her climbing up the jersey barrier prior to launch.

Sad X2 but the truck driver was just lucky.
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Old 02-13-2021, 07:13 AM
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Yikes ! I’d give that dive a 4.8 degree of difficulty. I’d venture to say that was a Ford as a Tundra would have snapped in half upon landing. [IMG class=inlineimg]https://www.walleyecentral.com/forums/images/smilies/peepwall.gif[/IMG]

You can’t make that kinda $&#* up.

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By the way that was a Ford and it looked like it broke in half.......Tundra would've held up !
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Old 02-13-2021, 07:17 AM
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Wonder if he finished the text ???
He wasn't texting...not under the influence either. He hit a patch of snow 2 feet deep and lost control.

Thankfully, he was alive. He and his wife just had their first baby recently.
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Old 02-13-2021, 07:36 AM
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Yep, definitely a FORD.........that's the way they handle on the highway........can't keep them on the road going straight no matter what you do.

Last I heard he was at the Toyota Dealer getting a new SAFE truck.....he said he had enough of Ford's handling characteristics....
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