Tag Archives: car accidents

Be safe out there

I suspect you may have already heard this by now, but, if you don’t have to be on the road this evening, you should probably just bake some oatmeal cookies, pour yourself a stiff drink, and stay home. The family and I just made it back from Lexington, Kentucky, where we were celebrating my mother’s […]

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Cyclist struck and killed on Washtenaw early this morning, police are looking for damaged Audi of hit-and-run driver

Early this morning, former Ypsi City Council member Barry LaRue, returning home from a late night at work in Ann Arbor, noticed what he thought might be a dead body on Washtenaw, near the intersection with Brockman. Here, with his permission, is what he posted to Facebook shortly after leaving the police at the scene and […]

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I got lucky tonight in Ypsilanti

This evening, after getting home from work, I took my dog for a walk. We were making pretty good time along the route we usually take, until we reached the intersection of Michigan Avenue and South Washington Street, when we were approached by a local business owner who wanted to talk about the upcoming vote […]

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Is “Oh, shit, I’m about to crash” a suitable headline for an article about a young woman’s violent death?

I think it’s commendable that AnnArbor.com is marshaling their considerable resources in order to draw attention to the risks posed by distracted driving, but I found their headline today to be unnecessarily sensationalistic, to the point of being offensive. “Oh, shit, I’m about to crash,” while it may have well been what the young woman […]

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