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When ATGATT is pretty much useless

It's bad enough we have to worry about idiots on the road not paying attention. What a horrific story. Prayers for his family.


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I can't imagine riding through the thunderstorms down here.
Hopefully, he felt nothing.

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It's bad enough we have to worry about idiots on the road not paying attention. What a horrific story. Prayers for his family.
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Chances of being killed by lightning a motorcycle... actually higher than one might imagine: there have been 10 lightning related motorcycle fatalities in US since 2006...https://www.thestate.com/news/state/...231372638.html
Very very sad...

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I don't know where he was, but lightning his the tallest thing in the area where it comes down. If there wasn't much around the road, he may have been the tallest thing. Get off of the road if you're in a lightning storm. It's the safest thing.

So sad to hear about this though. Like Joe said, when it's your time, there's not much you can do. Prayers for his family and friends.

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Sad but I have seen people die in many ways, some quick and some slow and painful. If....and I stress, "IF"...it's my time to go, make it a lightening bolt. Somehow I would feel chosen. How I've been missed is beyond me. So many times I have canoed in storms. Just me and my dog in an aluminum canoe in the middle of the river with bolts hitting trees, bridges and water all around me. I have seen 12 foot chunks of trees blasted 30-40 feet, sand turned to glass where it ran down the tree into the roots and there is NOWHERE to hide from that on the river. Prayers for the family's loss.

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