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EUGENE, Ore. - When Robert Gillespie looked up from his text message, he saw a freight train. EOM. ("End of message," that is, for non-texters.) Eugene police say Gillespie's car crashed into the side of the Union Pacific freight train about 2 a.m. Tuesday.

When officers arrived, they found him alert and talking, but trapped in the car. They learned about the cell phone and text message as they worked to rescue him.

Gillespie, who had turned 38 the day before, was charged with drunken driving and careless driving, police spokeswoman Kerry Delf said. His injuries were described as not life threatening, and no members of the train crew were hurt.

Delf said officers believe he was driving faster than the 35 mph speed limit as well as using his cell phone to send a text message. She said he tried to brake for the train, but it was too close.

"There are all kinds of ways to get distracted these days," said police spokeswoman Kerry Delf. "We don't recommend any of them while you're driving."
#4
wait,the Union Pacific still exists?damn talk about a long lasting American company
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#5
meh, it's people like this i chose not to care about. if anyone on the train got hurt it would mean something.
#6
Geez, serves him right. When will people realize that they ARE TOO STUPID TO DRIVE AND TALK (or text) AT THE SAME TIME??
#7
good news
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#8
what a dumbass
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#9
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I have a teacher with the last name Gillespie, and I had a substitute with the last name Gillespie last year.


Did either one of them have "Dizzy" as a first name?

Probably not, that would be too cool, no?
#12
Well, Jesus Christ, I'm not scared to die,

I'm a little bit scared of what comes after

Do I get the gold chariot?

Do I float through the ceiling?
#15
Yeah, that was a stupid thing to do. At least he didn't die, he can learn his lesson. About three weeks ago one of my friends died in a car wreck when trying to answer his phone. Don't do that.
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