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#10873050 - 05/26/15 11:37 AM Trinity Drowning
Astro77 Offline
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Registered: 06/03/13
Posts: 939
Loc: Tyler, TX
Hopefully this is no one on here but it's a sad deal. Even with a PFD flood waters are no joke, stay out till its safe gang.

http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article22337232.html
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#10873168 - 05/26/15 12:26 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
Pecros Offline
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Registered: 06/01/14
Posts: 282
It says a 6 year old girl was with them. That's mind boggling.

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#10873267 - 05/26/15 01:18 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
The Black Hammer Offline
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Registered: 04/11/08
Posts: 857
Loc: Grand Prairie
yea, I replied to the facebook posts about this. It's just plain retarded. I'm sorry someone lost their life, but for you and the whole lot of retards in your group to take a 6 yr. old on this trip was just bad parenting and neglect. I know most of us on here watch the weather carefully days in advance before planning a trip and make changes accordingly. Please everyone stay safe.
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#10873279 - 05/26/15 01:23 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
weklfrog Offline
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Registered: 04/14/14
Posts: 158
What has the Trinity been like between EM and LW when they are not releasing water? Would think there would still be a good flow going on. And the article said TRWD was not notified until 10pm even though the incident occurred around 7:00. Even then, with the cloudiness, it is getting dark by then.

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#10873471 - 05/26/15 02:49 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
Blakehock Offline
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Registered: 05/31/12
Posts: 452
Loc: Grapevine, Tx
Very sad and completely avoidable.
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#10873713 - 05/26/15 04:37 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
Duck_Hunter Offline
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 8956
Loc: North Texas
Unbelievable. What were they thinking?
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#10873743 - 05/26/15 04:48 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Duck_Hunter]
BKT Offline
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Registered: 09/27/13
Posts: 1210
Loc: Apple Springs
Originally Posted By: Duck_Hunter
Unbelievable. What were they thinking?


They weren't.

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#10873885 - 05/26/15 06:12 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
Sunup Offline
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Registered: 10/07/10
Posts: 3637
Loc: k Ness
They should all be charged with child endangerment.

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#10874014 - 05/26/15 07:10 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
Terek Offline
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Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 169
Bad Parenting to teach the kid to enter the restricted area. Endanger themselves and the child, yet they should be charged. To my knowledge, there should be a siren about 5 minutes before the dam is being release, they should have try to get out of there as soon as possible when they hear the siren goes off, even if they have to walk down to there trucks. Just get out and be safe!

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#10874181 - 05/26/15 08:24 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Terek]
weklfrog Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/14/14
Posts: 158
I was wondering if there was a siren. Certainly seems as though there should be. If there was, it is possible they ignored it not knowing what it meant or just ignored it thinking no big deal or figured riding the waves would be fun.

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#10874405 - 05/26/15 09:43 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37100
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Always hate reading about news like this. Prayers sent for family and friends. The Lord Jesus Christ has control. angel2
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#10874543 - 05/26/15 10:37 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
B_Rod Offline
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Registered: 10/24/06
Posts: 5528
Loc: Fort Worth
There's no explaining something like this...sad on so many levels.

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#10874592 - 05/26/15 11:01 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
reelfisherman Offline
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Registered: 05/22/06
Posts: 916
Loc: Fort Worth Texas
Why would you need to sound a siren in a restricted area?
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#10874617 - 05/26/15 11:19 PM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: reelfisherman]
weklfrog Offline
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Registered: 04/14/14
Posts: 158
Theoretically you shouldn't, but we know that warning sings are not always heeded. And it would potentially be helpful for those who might be outside of the restricted area that the release could impact.

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#10874704 - 05/27/15 02:10 AM Re: Trinity Drowning [Re: Astro77]
koray29 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/17/12
Posts: 14
Loc: lake worth tx
That water is treacherous...drove over there Saturday. Its an awesome sight but a 6 year old...wow CPS should be paying that family a visit. Surprised he wasn't gator bait.

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