Personal Writing: The Dangers Of Drinking And Driving



You donít realize how precious a friend is until you loose them. A
guy Kyle; he was a friend of mine that has died in a car accident. Why did
this horrible accident happen? This tragedy changed my outlook on life
and what to to do in certain situations. Kyle was too young to teach me
the value of life.
It happened about three and a half years ago. Kyle was at a party;
he was drinking heavily that night. He decided to go for a ride; so a few
friends came along. They were driving at high speeds and he was taking an
exit for a very curved road. Well, Kyle lost control of the car and hit a
telephone pole. The telephone pole broke in half and fell on the car
crushing the driver side of ...

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The next day after
the accident the whole school as grieving. I knew then that Kyle was a
part of us all and when he died a little part of us all died with him.
Kyle was really smart and talented; he wrote poetry, he was accepted to a
good college and he was a really good baseball player too.

This shows me no matter how bright your future looks it could end
at any moment in time. I just hope God has a good place for him because he
had a good future ahead of him and itís a shame he died his senior year
before he could even graduate.

What happened to Kyle also showed me that drinking and driving
kills. Now if Iím ever in a situation where the driver has been drinking
and I know they are really impaired I would not get in the car with them.
I also try to speak logically about drinking and driving to others. I
guess Iím sortof preaching but I canít help it Kyleís death sticks in my
head everyday. I know that deaths like Kyleís could have been avoided but
instead there ...

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