3 Dead After Vehicle Plunges Into River


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Updated: 2/03/2011 9:41 pm Published: 2/03/2011 9:27 am


A terrible accident on the Will Rogers Turnpike in Miami has claimed the lives of three people. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Irma Garcia, 22-year-old Douglas Monzon and 31-year-old Leonor Alcano were killed when their vehicle lost control Thursday and plummeted off a bridge into the icy Spring River. A massive rescue operation was attempted but crews were unable to save everyone before the cold temperatures claimed lives. Five people did survive the crash and are recovering from hypothermia.

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Ev1l s1dE 918 - 2/9/2011 11:59 PM
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Wow, watchdog seriously? Your a pathetic old moron. you seem to have a fascination with running your mouth against illegals and how they're they blame for everything huh, well atleast in your own little mind, you seem to have a problem with them up untill you need something from them, isnt that funny and hypocritical. But whatever, you seem to know so much about the department of corrections, why dont you let us know how many of each race there is inside and for what crimes, you think you can do us that honor? 2) I agree that its not fair that theres "people" and I say people because there is a whole lot more people of different races living off the government not just mexicans, and to let you know if you dont have a social you cant get government assistance so paa lease do me that favor shut the hell up bout that, and the funny thing is that the people I know (they are different races and come from different backgrounds) are happy and dont care that they live off the government wow it really shows how much they really care that the supposedly illegals are taking there jobs, ja! Yea right there just lazing, thats what my tax dollars and paycheck go to, lazy bums! 3) last time I checked it wasnt the illegals doing armed robberies, or break-ins So watchpuppy you need to quit your barking. O and to let you know not just because theres people that agree with your beliefs or stupid remarks and say something against it you automatically say there illegals, shows how small minded and pathetic you are!! And wasnt it you talking down on people that hire "illegal" mexicans but yet you hire them to do work around your property, so how do you know if ther legal or not? Just cause they speak english. Shows how much of a hypocrit you are, o and dont forget PATHETIC!!!

watchdog1 - 2/9/2011 3:11 PM
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Besides, I never said these poor unfortunate folks who plunged into the river WERE illegals, I said I wondered when I saw the car on Tv,( for obvious reasons). It doesn't matter if they were or were'nt, it is equally tragic, but just as I always wonder when I hear about drive by shootings whether they are gang related, the question of who they were did pass through my mind, so get over it.

watchdog1 - 2/9/2011 2:48 PM
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freekie if you are a legal citizen, which I doubt, but IF you are, they haven't done anything to me that they haven't done to you. They are criminals, it is sad when anyone dies, when these people die, or when the missionary Mary was killed because illegal Mexican drug runners wanted her truck, when the ranchers on the borders of Arizona and California are killed and their homes are taken for drug distribution centers. I have nothing against Mexicans, in fact there are many I like, I get estimates from them for work around my property just like any other contractors, if they are the best choice, I hire them, I buy from their businesses and chat with them, I go to church, and community meetings with them, I work with them, but these are the ones who came here to become Americans, they learned English, they became citizens legally, they pay taxes and have insurance on their cars and legal drivers licenses, they don't continue to be Mexican citizens who just come here to use and abuse, there is a difference, if you can't see the difference in the Mexican-Americans and the illegal Mexicans, you are either stupid, blind or one of the illegals.

slimjim - 2/8/2011 8:32 PM
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feekie, this was a terrible accident and it is bad that this happened to anyone, especially in the manner it did. I also can see where watchdog1 and KetaBleu are coming from also. ILLEGAL is ILLEGAL. If these people are truly ILLEGALS, they are breaking the law. We cannot pick and choose the laws that we obey or disregard just to fit our own desires. You ask what have these illegals ever done to cause someone to be so callous. Why don't you ask the people of Arizona, California, and Texas that same question? Why don't you ask those 12 to 15 million individuals who have lost their jobs, and homes to these illegals. I suggest you look at the statistics of the illegals who are incarcerated for violent crimes. Do you think their victims have a right to be just a wee bit callous. I am truely saddened that anyone would lose their lives, but that being said, does not give anyone the right to ignore the law. You also state you are ashamed to breathe the same air of these people. Well I have a suggestion for your breathing problem. I'll let you see if you can figure it out all on your own.

feekie - 2/8/2011 3:09 PM
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Illegals on the move? Are you kidding me? What have Illegals ever done to you personally to cause you to be so callous? I am ashamed to breathe the same air that you bigoted prejudiced paranoid people breathe.

watchdog1 - 2/7/2011 2:54 PM
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So how many was in this vehicle? Last word I got was that five survived, that is extremely fortunate in these temps and the water being frozen. I hate to say this, even though I do realize what a sad tragedy this was, I also wondered if they were illegals on the move and thought it would be easier to avoid detection because of the weather and road conditions, I understood what KitaBleu was trying to say, guess I am not as saintly and perfect as some of you.

okiebartman - 2/4/2011 6:32 AM
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My payers to the families that lost loved ones and my respect to the men and women who put their lives on the line to save others, thats what being a okie is turely all about, thanks for keepin us all safe, God bless.

pacNheet - 2/4/2011 2:42 AM
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What a terrible tragedy. I hope that an accident such as this never happens to my family. It would be horrible to witness.

KitaBleu - 2/3/2011 9:18 PM
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I am very sorry for my heartless words and I wish that I could take them back. I realize that my comments on this blog were no different than protesting the war at a military funeral. My political opinions had no place here and for that, I apologize again.

Okiegranny - 2/3/2011 9:05 PM
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my goodness, this is a horrible tragedy and it is not a matter of legal,illegal, race, nothing matters except it is that 3 lives are gone and not a time to deal with anything else.
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