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Hope this is no one on SLKWorld. So sad.

Simplyslk (MaryKay) sent me this. This is west of Tampa.

http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/video?c...autoStart=true



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Looks like a 170 by the wheels? ... nasty...

Sorry, didn't watch the video til now. Such a waste (the people).


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Looks like a 170 by the wheels? Hope they're ok... nasty...
Unfortunately, both the driver & the passenger in the R170 didn't make it.






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per the video, it is a r170 and as the video states, nope


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Prayers for the deceased and their families. Reminder to drive safe and within limits.
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Terrible, car was demolished...had to have been hauling a$$
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The Police have released the ID's of the 2 men killed,
http://www.tampabay.com/news/publics...-crash/2168459
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"Investigators believe the white car seen heading north on U.S. 19 was racing the Mercedes, according to witness accounts. More details about the vehicle were not available Tuesday."

At 3AM as well, I wonder what the toxicology report might say...


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Looks like an early R170. Yep - speed kills no matter what kind of car you are in. Too bad - prayers for the families involved.
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. .. . Yep - speed kills no matter what kind of car you are in. .. .. ..
I hate to disagree with you, especially over a sad topic such as this, but speed doesn't kill - it's the inappropriate application of it that can.






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I hate to disagree with you, especially over a sad topic such as this, but speed doesn't kill - it's the inappropriate application of it that can.
Good point Wooly.

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