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post #1 of 37 Old 03-11-2009, 07:43 AM Thread Starter
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I Got Killed....

Well today was a sad day for me and even sadder for my truck. This morning coming home from the late shift my truck met it's fate in the shape of a telephone pole when I fell asleep at the wheel. It looks pretty bad. I took a couple pics and will post later. Ins Co still has to assess it, but it don't look good since the truck is an 03.

Now the big debate is what to do if they scrap it. I'm not too up to date on the new 6.4L, just that the fuel mileage is terrible. Any suggestions? Thanks guys.

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Si vis pacem, para bellum.
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Sorry about the truck but glad to hear your ok.

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Wait to see what the insurance company says and how much they'll give you...


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Damn bud, are you alright? If you walked away, then you should consider yourself lucky.

I know it's not fun having a wrecked truck, but having fallen asleep at the wheel things could have been a lot worse.

Hope everything works out with the truck.

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Sorry to hear about the truck. This time of year is trees or tele poles are most likly to jump in front of you. Thats how I became a PSD owner 2mo ago. Tree jumped in fromt of my 97 GMC 1/2 ton.

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Thanks guys, I do realize I'm lucky. I'm mainly sad because that was my first vehicle I ever bought brand new. I feel like such a . I'm more happy that I didn't hurt anybody else. I'm going to throw a couple Vin # is the oasis thread see if I can get an idea. Thanks again.

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Like everyone else said, at least your ok.

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Damn sorry to hear the news. A truck can be a replaced, but a life can't. Glad to hear your ok........let us know what the insurance company says, if you have any questions on the 6.4 just let me know bud

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Why were you so tired, did you work a double or something?

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