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More info on Jeeper that died in rollover

Got this off the Land Use Network, a lot more info on the Jeeper who died last week, Mike Lane.

TO ALL FELLOW JEEPERS FYI:
> Maybe I posted this to scare you into being safe on the trail, if it
> saves only one life (yours) then yes-that's why I did it, but I would
rather
> it wasn't at the expense of someone's life. Your not invincible, please be
a
> safe jeeper, and have fun, as even the experienced drivers get caught off
> guard. Mike was alone and trying to get back up the saddle from Gibson
Lake.
> I hiker/fisherman at Gibson Lake saw the whole thing, and in 10 minutes
was
> there trying to save him.
> Please remember to ALWAYS stay perpendicular to ANY slope. I repeat:
> Please remember to ALWAYS stay perpendicular to ANY slope. Don't let your
> gonads or your buddies make you do anything that isn't safe! I have never
> felt bad about NOT doing something I wasn't ever comfortable doing and
didn't
> do it. Really...your buddies understand.
> After finding out about the rollover on Sunday from the JU forum, I
found
> out more info to share with everyone about jeeper Mike Lane who died, and
the
> hiker who tried to save him. Let's learn 2 things: 1)never jeep alone,
and
> 2) Think Safety 1st.
>
> Here are some links to pages with some info (copy and paste):
>
> PLEASE EVERYONE...THINK SAFETY BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE!!! (I mean
anything!)!!!
>
> "Jeep,Jeep",
> Bill Hallinan
> MHJC HoboJeepers
>
> Here are some updated links to more info on the accident FYI:
>
> Initial Jeeps Unlimited Post:
> http://jeepunlimited.com/ubb/Forum14/HTML/002027.html
> Hiker's Story and added posts to reply:
http://mountainbuzz.com/wwwboard/index 2.pl?read=6026
>
> Mike Lane's pics:
> http://albums.photopoint.com/j/Album...1063&a=7548120
> Photo's of the scene: http://www.the285ug.bizland.com/911.htm
> Update on Jeep removal and cleanup 8-21-00:
> http://jeepunlimited.com/ubb/Forum14/HTML/002365.html
> Memorial to Mike Lane: http://www.jeepthing.com/
> Initial Jeeps Unlimited Post:
> http://jeepunlimited.com/ubb/Forum14/HTML/002027.html
> Hiker's Story who helped Mike within 10 minutes of the roll, and added
posts
> to reply: http://mountainbuzz.com/wwwboard/index2.pl?read=6026
> Mike Lane's pics:
> http://albums.photopoint.com/j/Album...1063&a=7548120
> Photo's of the scene: http://www.the285ug.bizland.com/911.htm
> Update on Jeep removal and cleanup 8-21-00:
> http://jeepunlimited.com/ubb/Forum14/HTML/002365.html
> Forum Jeep Rollover Discussions:
>
<A HREF="http://bbs.off-road.com/wwwthreads//showflat.pl?Cat=&Board=offroadjeepshort&
Number=192413&page=0&view=expanded&sb=5&part=all&v c=1" target="_new">http://bbs.off-road.com/wwwthreads//...roadjeepshort&
Number=192413&page=0&view=expanded&sb=5&part=all&v c=1</A>
> Mike Lane Respects: http://jeepunlimited.com/ubb/Forum14/HTML/002182.html
> Mike Lane Memorial Plans:
> http://jeepunlimited.com/ubb/Forum14/HTML/002211.html


Brad
ORC Land Use Section Editor
http://www.off-road.com/land
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