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Old 06-17-2011, 08:46 PM
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That sounds terrible and we are so sorry to hear about this accident. The one thing we noticed while at The Villages was the number of young kids who were allowed to drive the golf carts. Some definitely were not 14 years old (which is also too young) as we were told the age limit is. The golf cars aren't toys. We were also surprised at all the roundabouts, knowing that the older we get the easier we become confused.
Didn't know these were young kids.....where did you read that?
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Old 06-17-2011, 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Connie Cockcroft
That sounds terrible and we are so sorry to hear about this accident. The one thing we noticed while at The Villages was the number of young kids who were allowed to drive the golf carts. Some definitely were not 14 years old (which is also too young) as we were told the age limit is. The golf cars aren't toys. We were also surprised at all the roundabouts, knowing that the older we get the easier we become confused.

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Didn't know these were young kids.....where did you read that?
Where did you read she said they were young kids? She did not say those involved in the accident were young kids. She was merely pointing out another disturbing reality that goes on in The Villages with young kids driving golf carts
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Old 06-18-2011, 06:31 AM
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I didn't mean to imply this accident was involving kids. I only meant to say golf cars are dangerous, and we see a lot of children driving them. It is a wonder there aren't more accidents because of young kids driving them.
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Whew!! glad that was cleared up...............
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Stop it, kids. This thread is about a serious matter. Quit crappin on it.
Sorry, but we normally have to dummy down posts for folks from Illinois ..........
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The gentleman in the golf cart accident passed away this afternoon. His wife is still in critical condition. They are from Duval. Have friends that are relatives.

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Omigosh, I know these people. I knew them from NH and hven't seen them for many years-didn't know they were in TV. I see they lived in Duval but they are not in the phone book. Now, apparently Homer has died and I feel terrible that I can't contact Linda. I realize she is in the hospital now but could you pm me if you know their address or phone number-or maybe the friends', so that I could contact them?

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Sad to hear he passed - very unfortunate. Our condolences go out to the family - - -

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Just a reminder to all. Know where your going and night driving is much different then daytime driving!!
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This is so tragic. My heart is breaking for the family& friends of these folks.Does anyone know a way I can find out the names of the people involved. I play a lot of softball including one season for the Duval neighborhood team & know quite a few people from there.I'm up north for the summer so this info is hard to come by.
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Homer and Linda Vachon.
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