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"A Christmas Story" director Bob Clark killed in L.A. crash
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Mr. Farmiga
Join Date: May 2004
2007-04-04, 23:02

I've loved this movie for over 20 years now, and watch it several times throughout the Christmas season. I was sad to hear this.

Even sadder because his 22-year-old son was with him and also died, and the cause of the crash was a guy driving drunk (and with no driver's license).

He survived, of course. Don't they always?

Space Pirate
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Atlanta
2007-04-04, 23:28

I hope the cops shot his eye out.
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Join Date: Dec 2004
2007-04-04, 23:35

when someone is drunk they don't freeze up and become rigid in a crash.... does less damage to them....

so i am assuming being a drunk passenger is the safest possibility....

i wonder how much you increase your chances of survival in an automobile accident by being a drunk passenger
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2007-04-04, 23:52

Originally Posted by drewprops View Post
I hope the cops shot his eye out.

yeah, this bit of news does suck, but damn, that's funny!
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2007-04-05, 00:52

Well, the drunk driver was also driving an SUV versus the director driving an Infiniti. I guess for all that mattered he could have been driving a mini. I suppose that's why you can't go on the PCH for five minutes without seeing the popo...

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