Monday, April 28, 2014

Woman Dies After Texting How Happy "Happy" Makes Her

Image from source, MyFox8
I've gotten into trouble in the past for not considering the very real feelings of people connected to news stories. The easy--and natural--response to a story like this one is to be flip and irreverent. I mean, it's loaded with elements to riff on.

But it's a sad story, and a person died a pointless, needless death. So, I'm going snark-free on this one, and will just used it to illustrate the folly and danger of texting (or tweeting or posting) while driving. Don't do it.


Woman posts about ‘Happy’ song on Facebook seconds before fatal Business 85 crash

Investigators believe a driver was posting to Facebook seconds before she crashed and died. The wreck happened Thursday morning on Business 85 in High Point. Investigators say 32-year-old Courtney Ann Sanford crossed the median and crashed head-on into a truck. . .

Read more at: MyFox8


  1. Ok, if you won't be snarky, I will, because after a beer or 3...
    She was taking selfies of herself when crashed. It says a lot that this woman was so egotistical that she thought it was so importand to do selfies and post while driving.
    She was happy, happy, happy and now she is dead, dead dead.
    Thank goodness she didn't take anybody else with her.


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