Posts tagged roadkill
A washed up ballerina and actress was driving in Los Angeles and spotted an injured possum. The crazy woman left her car running and ran into the street to help the animal and she was rewarded by being struck by two vehicles and dragged for 600 feet.
From the DailyMail here:
A renowned former ballet dancer and actress was fatally hit by two vehicles and dragged more than 600ft along the road after getting out of her car in an apparent attempt to help a wounded animal. Zina Bethune, 66, whose married name is Zina Feeley, was driving near Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California, when she saw what she thought was a wounded animal.
She left her Lincoln Town Car running on Forest Lawn Drive early on Sunday morning and got out to help what turned out to be a dead possum, when she was hit by an eastbound vehicle.
Ms Bethune was then thrown into the opposite lane, where she was hit by another vehicle that dragged her body more than 600ft, police said. She had severe head injuries and died at the scene.
What a stupid way to die. Bethune can be scraped up with a snow shovel and tossed right over the fence into Forest Lawn cemetery since that was where she became roadkill.
This reminds me about the time I fired an employee for playing with dead kitties.
My wife was driving home the other night and a deer bounded out of the underbrush and got pwn3d by our Chevy HHR. Cracked our headlight cover, but thankfully she wasn’t hurt and no major damage was caused. She was dejected realizing that she killed the poor dumb animal. I was dejected that she left all that good meat on the side of the road. But some deer deserve to get flattened by a semi. Watch this video. By the end you will wish a car would come screaming into the frame and take it out.
A lady scraped up someone’s dead cat off the street and took it to the vet. Then she got upset that she had to pay a “disposal fee” for the carcass.
From Lep here:
A Good Samaritan who took a dead cat to the vet was left angry after being asked to pay a “disposal” fee.
Sara-Jayne Pritt found the animal lying on the side of the pavement.
But instead of ignoring the cat’s corpse, she picked it up and followed advice to take it to the nearest vet.
But she says that after the vet discovered the animal was not microchipped and the owner could not be located, he demanded a disposal fee of £12 from her family, which was later reduced to £5, with the vet insisting the pair take the dead animal home with them if it was not paid.
When I was out of High School and running a pizza delivery shop, one of my female drivers went missing on a pizza run for over two hours. Pizzas were stacking up on the warmer going undelivered due to a lack of drivers and I was beginning to get worried about her. She finally showed up, mascara running and blood stains on her shirt. I panicked thinking she had been shot! I asked if she was okay, and she sobbed and said, “I r-r-ran over a k-k-kitty! I stopped to see if it was okay, but it was jumping in the air with broken legs and was flopping around, and oh my god, the blood! I took it to a vet.”
I screamed at her “You’re FIRED!”
Google’s “Don’t Be Evil” motto apparently does not apply to the driver of the street view van. The driver didn’t even slow down when he struck this fawn pictured below from the Google Street View.
Notice how the deer bounces off the side of the truck and slides hooves-up to the ditch in the side of the road.