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I Lost Someone In a Car Accident

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    Losing My Sister, And A Part Of Me!

    Last year was a day I lost a part of my heart. You hear these stories all the time, and never think it will happen to you. My sister Dayle was very close to me, and we were so much alike. I'm the eldest of 5 girls and she was number 4. It was last March when she came and visited...
    ladybugmay ladybugmay 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2011

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    Back in 2009, my friends and I were leaving a party. It wasn't a big party and no alcohol was involved. My friend and her boyfriend had driven to the party on his motorcycle. It was late, around 10:30 pm and it was chilly. Her boyfriend asked if she wanted to ride with me since...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy 22-25, F Feb 25, 2013

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    Arthur

    Arthur was my cousin. He was much older than me, and I had only met him a few times.He went to the Army, and left his son Jack and girlfriend Zoe behind.He was in the Army for what seemed like forever. I remember having a conversation with him on the phone once.His voice was...
    TheSimpsons8 TheSimpsons8 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13, 2012

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    A Kid In My Grades Sister

    their once was this girl named rosie who was in 8th grade(a year older than me) who i never met she was a kid in my grades sister the kid in my grade name was leum one day we were just walking into class when a anouncment told us the tragic news almost all the 9th grade was...
    tyroo9 tyroo9 13-15, M Dec 27, 2010

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    Darkest Moment of My Life

    I Lost my daughter in a car accident.  This is the darkest moment of my life. I am speechless! I dont want to go back  and reminisce the very grieving experience. I just want to remember my daughter, the sweet girl-daughter that she was! I miss you, Babes....so terribly...
    catalinacentral catalinacentral 56-60, F 4 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Basically on Saturday someone from my small

    town died. I didn't know her too well but we all knew her, nearly everyone knows eachother where I live. She's was nice, very happy and always smiling. She liked to have, didn't take things too seriously. Partied a lot. She had a car crash the early hours of the morning in...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F Jun 2

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    Three Years Ago Today...

    Three years ago today my step-dad died in a car accident. He was coming over a hill in the country and the person in front of him was moving slighly slower so he decided to pass. Well, it turns out the person in front was going to make a left turn and didn't use their turn...
    ratrodz ratrodz 26-30, M 5 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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    My Father

    It was terrible. one of the worst things following it was 2 weeks or so later when the police came over with what was in the car. It was in a black garbage bag. They handed me my doll. Its head was dented and there were black marks on its face. They also gave me  my bike...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F Jun 23, 2008

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    I was 20 and my aunt was 40,

    she was in front of me in her car and we were in the inside lane and a woman in the outside lane had fallen asleep at the wheel but had jumped up and span out and she smashed into about 3 other cars and just missed my aunties car, but because she slammed her brakes on I did as...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M Jul 9

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    Losing Someone Close To You Can Ruin Your Life.

    I am on this site anonymously, so I won't use any real names. He was my little brother's best friend and when he started working with me at the gas station, it was probably the best thing that ever happened to me. I was always shy and by the time I reached high school, my self...
    abstract424 abstract424 18-21 2 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    Too Young to Die

    If there ever was angel on earth that would be our niece, Ashley. She was one of the sweetest and kindest person I know. About two years ago, after our church Christmas party, my husband got a phone call that she had an accident in a freeway and that she died on the spot. She was...
    mathemusician07 mathemusician07 36-40, F May 21, 2008

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    My Best Friend..

    My best friend Christina was my only friend for awhile the only person I hung out with or even really talked to. We took classes together just so we'd be in the same class together and did group projects together. The funny thing about us is our names were only 1 letter from...
    Anonymoushashope Anonymoushashope 18-21, F Jul 30, 2012

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    Roadside Crosses

    It's a little more than 6 months since he was killed. I guess I've almost gotten used to him being gone. Almost. And I don't say I "lost" him. He was taken, killed. There was so many things about that event that cause it not to be an accident. The woman. Nutbag...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    Rest In Peace - Kristin

    May 18, 2008 - Riding home in the car.. having the time of our lives. Listening to Michael Jackson, when this car comes and hits us in passenger side. She wasn't wearing her seatbelt and was immediately ejected out of the car. I was pinned in and our friends were in the back seat...
    Millie0213 Millie0213 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    I Didn't Know Him Well But...

    A guy in my college passed away after being knocked off his moped by the wind, when it happened I didn't pay much attention because I didn't think I knew him but I met up with a friend who asked me about it and it turned out he was one of the students that mentored me in my early...
    mellysaurus mellysaurus 18-21, F Jul 31, 2012

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    The Loss Of My Parents.

    It was a warm, breezy May evening, I was working it was a Saturday and I worked at a management job every Saturday from 1 to 9. The air was the sort that reminded me of running and happiness and the end of school. It was May 17, 2008. I was in an argument with a clerk about...
    hitfaceonbrick hitfaceonbrick 22-25, M May 18, 2010

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    I Lost My Son's Father In A Car Accident.

    Last November he was in a bad accident with his friend, they both died, and both leaving behind two beautiful baby boys. His friends' son was a few weeks or a month old, and my son with Thomas was 20 months old. No one knows exactly WHAT happened, just that they were on a...
    AnthoneesMommy AnthoneesMommy 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    The Death Of My Only Sister

    I lost my only sibling, Agnes, when i was just 11. She was 15. It started like any other day. I left for school and yelled bye to her through her door and in return she replied with a sleepy grunt of a goodbye. She had just finished her exams for the year so she was sleeping in...
    aliwhatt aliwhatt 16-17 Jul 25, 2010

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    D.D.D≪3

    I still have nightmares about the phone call I got on May 4th 2011, he was my best friend. The person I turned to for everything. The whole town was devastated they even held a memorial at the school, he had only turned 18 2 days prior to passing away. I miss him more and more...
    ChelseaJean93 ChelseaJean93 18-21, F Feb 20, 2013

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    Seat Belts

    My granddad died in a car accident almost 2 years ago.  He completely totaled a brand new Tundra, with less than 800 miles on it.  Either something happened with the gas pedal, or he passed out behind the wheel, but he hit the side of a garage, and then a pine tree, and...
    terra24 terra24 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2007

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    It Was Raining...

    My cousin and her husband were only married about a year when they both died about 20 years ago. My cousin was driving the car when it hit a patch of wet road and spun into a tree. My cousin's husband died at the scene of the crash, my cousin made it to the hospital and then...
    falconflight falconflight 26-30 1 Response Apr 9, 2008

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    Loss Of A Loved One

    I recently lsot my partner of 8 and half years in a tragic car accident, i can't make alot sense of this experience, it's shattering, would like to chat to others who may have had the same experience and can offer some encouragement
    crosskeys crosskeys 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2011

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    Dear Friend

    I lost a good friend from the recklessness of another. My friend was working for IDOT (Illinois Department of Transportation). She was in a work truck with a coworker. They were sideswiped and t-boned my a grain truck on the highway. Her seatbelt was faulty, and she was ejected...
    steamed27 steamed27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2013

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    The Pain....

    The pain was too much back than, and looking back Right now, I am wondering to myself was it worse Back than or is it worse now? What if I had Dealth with Losing the two people in this world That I Loved the most, would it not hurt so much? The pain is always there, I look in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    I Lost Someone In A Car Accident

    I lost a close friend in a car accident. He was like a brother to me. We used to play at his tree house, and host sleepovers. On the morning of September 3rd, 2004, it was another day. I had dressed myself for school, and prepared for class. After a grueling day, I said...
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 16, 2010

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    My Best Friend's Husband

    My best friend and I have known each other for over 30 years, and I have known her husband for just as long. We raised our kids together, and they had attended my daughter's wedding 2 weeks earlier. He owned a radiator supply business, and was in Kansas driving his route. At 5...
    ColoGrama ColoGrama 56-60, F Sep 30, 2010

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    My daughters father was killed in a car

    accident on August 23, 2013. She is only 6 years old. It doesn't make sense. It was 7 am and he crossed three lanes and hit a pole. He never fell asleep driving. We weren't together for different reasons but we were best friends. I was scared to be with him because he was an...
    pumkin4 pumkin4 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    :(

    I've lost 2 close friends in car accidents. It hurts like hell. The first was an ex-boyfriend and he died when I was in the 10th grade. It almost killed me. He was the sweetest person I knew. And would do anything for anyone. I just don't understand why someone so sweet and...
    ladybug87 ladybug87 19-21, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2007

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    Come Back

    i find more and more reasons to die without you here dude, you were the only one truly here for me and i need you back 3 i just cant do it without you.
    cats4life cats4life 18-21, F Feb 16, 2013

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    My Family

    my family is messed up both my parents were divorced my dad had a kid with one of them who is my older brother and he has younger brothers which are also my steps. i also have a twin sister and younger sister who is extremly michevous and gets tons of attentions and my parents...
    Melikehamsters Melikehamsters 16-17, F Aug 29, 2012

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    She Wouldve Been 28

    I dont think you ever really get over losing someone you love,especially when it happens while youre stuck at that point in life where your too old not to accept it,yet still too young to fully understand it. We were 15 when Lisa died. I wasnt at school that day so everyone else...
    hernameisME hernameisME 26-30, F Mar 29, 2013

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    Very Sad

    When I was a teenager there were four of us that hung out in the neighborhood. We all had little brothers and they were best friends as well. One day my friend and her boyfriend decided to go to something called "Valentines Heartbeat" which is a concert at Disney...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    My Dad

    When I was a baby my Dad was killed in an accident involving three trucks. My Dad was hit by an oncoming truck which had crossed lanes as the other driver had dozed off to sleep, he was only 32. I miss the Father I never had, all the missed opportunities to learn from him, the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    I Lost

    i lost my uncle in a car crash and nearly my father he was in the passenger seat but my uncle was driving and did on impact i was small and i heard i was very close to hi and i feel bad for not remembering him to this day
    Melikehamsters Melikehamsters 16-17, F Aug 29, 2012

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    Saying Goodbye

    One beautiful, sunny day in late May was a marker of the beginning of the end for me in many ways. My senior year of high school was drawing to a close with final exams that week. Feeling sufficiently prepared for my upcoming tests, I agreed to play a quick game of soccer with my...
    grobiegirl12 grobiegirl12 18-21, F Jan 15, 2013

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    Restlesspam Restlesspam 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Life's Too Cruel

    My step-Mother is the kindest, most generous loving person I know. And her daughter, my step-sister, died in a car accident. Soon it's her 26th birthday. She loved fast cars, and she was driving her friend home through the country roads and she drove the car straight into the...
    DarceySmile DarceySmile 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    Boaty 17 You Got What You Wanted

    on the 11th of the 7th month 2008 my best friend from school died in a single person car accident it was single car crash the cops say he died instantly from head injuries he was 17 his name was Mathew Boatwright he was one of those guys who every body loves not one person ever...
    Jewboy Jewboy 19-21, M Sep 12, 2008

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    R.i.p Dad And Pa :,(

    To start this off. It was July 4, 2009, Me, my brother and my dad. We were having a blast shooting off fire works and all that fun stuff! me mom and dad were divorced. My mom brother and step dad and I planne on going to the beach that day. So before Me and my brother left we...
    bigk817 bigk817 13-15 Nov 6, 2011

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    My Son

    Dec. 1, 2007, I got a phone call that shattered my life. My son was in an accident and in a coma, things didn't look good. My son had just turned 18, handsome fellow, my baby. He didn't break any bones and only had a few cuts and bruises, but he was so white, and didn't respond...
    wolflady5 wolflady5 46-50, F 1 Response May 21, 2008

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    Lost 3 Ppl In Car Accidents

    The first person was my daddy when I was 11 I can remember that day like it was yesterday hearing my mothers scream and my brother running thru the house screaming for me. Then 2 years ago my best friends on again off again boyfriend of 7 years was heading home when he seen his...
    zc08 zc08 22-25, F Jul 30, 2012

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    Please read this. I lost my best friend Brice

    Bishop in a car accident on October 15, 2013. He was only 14 years old and really fun to be around because he always put a smile on your face and made you laugh if you were mad or sad. He was one of the most caring people I have ever met and was the light to everyone. He was...
    CJDavisJr1998 CJDavisJr1998 16-17, M Mar 2

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    My Sister.

    I can talk about it and write about it and think about and most of the time feel nothing. I think it really has messed with my mind, more than i know. I used to think( and how could i that is redic stupid) that i just didn't care very much, that it wasnt a big deal, i didnt...
    Colorfulsweet Colorfulsweet 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    Hello. My name is Michelle and I am new to this website. I am here searching for support and hopefully answers. Here is my story. I am 31 years old and I am a single mother. I was...
    meesh192001 meesh192001 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm 16, I've only had my license for a few months, and I recently got into my first car accident. I'm one of the most cautious drivers I know, and I wasn't texting or messing with...
    courtneycour courtneycour 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I just got into a car accident 2 hours ago... It was my first car accident. I did not think that this would happen to me today of all days and me being 20 years of age. It was a...
    fuzimi fuzimi 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was in a car accident yesterday, my first car accident. I was driving with my friend in the seat next to me and I turned left without a green arrow and I got hit. No one was hurt...
    nicolewalters nicolewalters 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I have been in one car accident that was minor. Had done a hit and run driving a Uhaul that I didn't know. One accident driving a big rig hit a wooden fence turning a sharp turn
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    It was very very scary. My first car accident and hopefully my last; it was in April of 2012. It was night time, snowing, sleeting, and raining all at once and my boyfriend was...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 19

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