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  • Eddie Fowler
    ... but we ... years and had ... of his ... stock car, the ... Weedon, at ... receiving a ... Bryce Schmidt ... tried to ... scene, and the ... said. ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 13 5:04 PM
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      --- In locost@yahoogroups.com, DonDavis@a... wrote:
      > Never use concrete blocks to support your car. We all know better,
      but we
      > all tempt fate. This man in my town had been racing for over 50
      years and had
      > won 504 feature races.
      >
      > Don
      >
      > >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
      >
      >
      > Stock car veteran dies in garage accident
      > By Todd Ruger
      >
      > A 55-year veteran of Quad-City automobile racing died in the garage
      of his
      > Pleasant Valley home Monday night after he was injured under a
      stock car, the
      > Scott County Sheriff’s Department said.
      >
      > Deputies and medical personnel responded to the house of Ronnie
      Weedon, at
      > least 72 years old, in the 24800 block of 179th Street Place after
      receiving a
      > 911 call about 8 p.m. that a man was injured under the car, Sgt.
      Bryce Schmidt
      > said.
      > .
      > Family members pulled Weedon from under the car and unsuccessfully
      tried to
      > resuscitate him, Schmidt said. Weedon was pronounced dead at the
      scene, and the
      > sheriff’s department continues to investigate the incident, he
      said.
      >
      > Weedon began racing in the 1940s and told the QUAD-CITY TIMES in
      October that
      > his career lasted so long because he kept his composure. He planned
      to race
      > for at least a few more years.
      > .
      > Don,
      Good point made, also use good quality jackstands, and jacks.
      Eddie
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    • Eddie Fowler
      ... but we ... years and had ... of his ... stock car, the ... Weedon, at ... receiving a ... Bryce Schmidt ... tried to ... scene, and the ... said. ...
      Message 2 of 3 , Apr 13 5:05 PM
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        --- In locost@yahoogroups.com, DonDavis@a... wrote:
        > Never use concrete blocks to support your car. We all know better,
        but we
        > all tempt fate. This man in my town had been racing for over 50
        years and had
        > won 504 feature races.
        >
        > Don
        >
        > >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
        >
        >
        > Stock car veteran dies in garage accident
        > By Todd Ruger
        >
        > A 55-year veteran of Quad-City automobile racing died in the garage
        of his
        > Pleasant Valley home Monday night after he was injured under a
        stock car, the
        > Scott County Sheriff’s Department said.
        >
        > Deputies and medical personnel responded to the house of Ronnie
        Weedon, at
        > least 72 years old, in the 24800 block of 179th Street Place after
        receiving a
        > 911 call about 8 p.m. that a man was injured under the car, Sgt.
        Bryce Schmidt
        > said.
        > .
        > Family members pulled Weedon from under the car and unsuccessfully
        tried to
        > resuscitate him, Schmidt said. Weedon was pronounced dead at the
        scene, and the
        > sheriff’s department continues to investigate the incident, he
        said.
        >
        > Weedon began racing in the 1940s and told the QUAD-CITY TIMES in
        October that
        > his career lasted so long because he kept his composure. He planned
        to race
        > for at least a few more years.
        > .
        > Don,
        Good point made, also use good quality jackstands, and jacks.
        Eddie
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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