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Van fell through ice

Discussion in 'Storm Pictures' started by NCass31, Jan 30, 2007.

  1. NCass31

    NCass31 Member
    Messages: 90

  2. Vaughn Schultz

    Vaughn Schultz PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,565

    Nice :D Think he still has a job :p
     
  3. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,734

    3.5" of ice?? what were they thinking driving that heavy of a vehicle out there?? id be worried walking around or on an atv out there. Wonder how you tell your boss about that one?
     
  4. Vaughn Schultz

    Vaughn Schultz PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,565

    Sir, the van fell in the water, "that is a problem, and were working on it" :p
     
  5. treeman06

    treeman06 Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    i live about 20 miles from this, it was a young lady driving the van doing a story on the dangers of thin ice. She thought she was on road to the lake, and there were no warning signs. Locals say that they could see how this would happen. Cost of news van: 250,000.00.
     
  6. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    yeah thats what i heard ironic story on ice safety
     
  7. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    proves her own point.....the hard way!
     
  8. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    You think they could cut in a ice ramp and haul it up if they got a diver to get under the axial.

    Easy yo say when you sitting in warm living room..
     
  9. Wesley's Lawn

    Wesley's Lawn Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    She gets to keep her job, i just heard it on the news lol. :dizzy:
     
  10. Proscapez LLC

    Proscapez LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    I seen that on the weather channel a couple days ago i think or maybe yesterday day. hell I can't remeber anything. LMAO

    Tell channel 58 they are suspose to record the news, not be the news.

    I wonder what channel broke the story. LOL
     
  11. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,829

    yes i heard about that they were doing a story they thought it was a road
     
  12. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,853

    9 times out of 10, 3.5" is way more than enough ice to walk on.

    Funny video.
     
  13. 4x4Farmer

    4x4Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    This happend in 2002 at a snowmobile race in Detroit laskes MN, about 40 miles to the east of where I live.
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  14. Antnee77

    Antnee77 PlowSite.com Addict
    from RI
    Messages: 1,056

    Ouch, that looks expensive!
     
  15. nms0219

    nms0219 Senior Member
    Messages: 445

    All I want to know is how do you explain that to your insurance company? Or better yet the location of the vehicle? Scuba gear may be required.
     
  16. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,734

    The sled one was in one of my snowmobile mags and they said a few riders/mechanics were sleeping in some of the trailers and stuff when they went down. Luckily no one was hurt they said, but that sure would be a way to wake up.
     
  17. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,361

    That must have been an OH S#!T moment when it happened!:eek:
     
  18. 4x4Farmer

    4x4Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    yeah, it all went down at about 5am in the morning, I wish I had pics of them fishing them out, if I recall right they used a excavator amd choped the ice and pulled them to shore. I'll try and find more pics of it.
     
  19. 4x4Farmer

    4x4Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    Id search for more pics now, but i have had to many!!:drinkup: :drinkup: :drinkup: :drinkup:
     
  20. wirenut

    wirenut Senior Member
    from nh
    Messages: 508

    why would they park so much equip all together like that......:rolleyes: