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Old 10-24-2003, 07:10   #1 (permalink)
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Hit a dog tonight...

The XF is stuffed.


On the way home from work, of all days a friday, I hit a dog and basically taken the XF out.

As I was driving along a dark road a magna was flashing their high beams at me furiously. Because I was half blinded by their lights I didn't see what they were trying to warn me about and hit the poor dog at 60kmh with no brakes :(

My car now needs a new front end and the radiator is gone, unfortunatly the dog had to be put down.

What a shocking night....
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You poor bugger mate, I feel for you and the poor dog. Not a good night at all.
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Spewing mate. Terrible when that happens but there isn't much you can do.
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These things happen, not your fault..
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How's the dog?
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While the damage and the dead dog sux, you did the correct legal thing... no swerve or brake to avoid, but stopped after you hit... If you can identify the owners of the dog then they are liable for your damage....
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man that sucks, tough break.
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Old 10-29-2003, 03:11   #9 (permalink)
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Sorry for the delay... here are some pics of the XF's front end:
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Jeebuz, must've been a big doggy!

Hope it'll (the car) be right as rain soon

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