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Looking at his phone

2019-09-11 16:23:10.090604+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

Today in victim blaming: Out-of-control car jumps Brooklyn sidewalk, kills 10-year-old boy. I mean, let's start with giving agency of the car, but then:

The 59-year-old driver of a Lexus SUV lost control, jumped the sidewalk at Avenue L and struck 10-year-old Enzo Farachio, who was walking on the sidewalk.

Police believe Farachio was looking at his phone and did not see the vehicle coming.

Because, of course, we expect that people on the sidewalk should be alert for any drivers that might lose control of their cars, jump the curb, and run them down. This is completely normal, right?

[ related topics: Humor Law Enforcement Automobiles New York ]

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