Could Cooper have been built in a worse spot??

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    Could Cooper have been built in a worse spot??

    Alarming news from Burlington/Union tonight as a head-on collision has injured at least 2 teens on Camp Ernst Road near Cooper High. Camp Ernst is curvy, hilly, treacherous in good weather, nevermind bad weather and then add in a couple hundred teens driving on it twice a day or more. The "other" way out, via Longbranch to US42 is equally bad. I cringe when I see a bus full of kids coming at me on that road between Longbranch Elementary and Orleans.

    Prayers for the Jags involved and their families and friends tonight.
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    Don't have an update yet but some rumors are possibly fatal a and possibly up to 3.

    Prayers go out. Hopefully no fatalities.

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    Not 3, one rumored to have passed and other fighting for his life. Devastating.

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    Just seen that on the news prayers to the families.

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    Prayers to all involved. Hug your loved ones. Life is so previous.

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    Prayers to family and friends, a parent's nightmare.

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    One of the first cars on the scene, and it was a bad accident. If you believe…pray, if you don't pray anyway!!

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    Prayer vigil underway at the high school from what I understand. Prom is tomorrow, graduation less than a month away. All involved are seniors. I can't even imagine.......

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    Last report I saw said 2 in critical condition.

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    Both boys that attend Cooper from what I understand, are in bad shape. Female driver also a student there.

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    Prayers for the entire Jags family, God Bless. We was on the softball field and kept seeing the helicopter flying over, then we saw another, knew it couldn't be good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PigSkin Junkie View Post
    Alarming news from Burlington/Union tonight as a head-on collision has injured at least 2 teens on Camp Ernst Road near Cooper High. Camp Ernst is curvy, hilly, treacherous in good weather, nevermind bad weather and then add in a couple hundred teens driving on it twice a day or more. The "other" way out, via Longbranch to US42 is equally bad. I cringe when I see a bus full of kids coming at me on that road between Longbranch Elementary and Orleans.

    Prayers for the Jags involved and their families and friends tonight.
    Try driving it in a big FedEx truck. It's even worse at night with ZERO street lights.

    Prayers sent.

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    Thinking too of the driver of the SUV as Reports now say she was also critically injured. Rumors have been swirling all night but I have it on pretty good authority that one boy will not recover from his injuries.

    All the road widening and straightening going on in Boone Cointy - should the roads around Cooper be added and/or moved to the top of the list??

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    Quote Originally Posted by PigSkin Junkie View Post
    Thinking too of the driver of the SUV as Reports now say she was also critically injured. Rumors have been swirling all night but I have it on pretty good authority that one boy will not recover from his injuries.

    All the road widening and straightening going on in Boone Cointy - should the roads around Cooper be added and/or moved to the top of the list??
    Such a shame.

    If not on the top of the list, how about LIGHTS!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PigSkin Junkie View Post
    Thinking too of the driver of the SUV as Reports now say she was also critically injured. Rumors have been swirling all night but I have it on pretty good authority that one boy will not recover from his injuries.

    All the road widening and straightening going on in Boone Cointy - should the roads around Cooper be added and/or moved to the top of the list??
    I hate to be that guy, but it begs the question: Did Boone Co. get too big too fast, population-wise? I have always had a hard time believing that the county could possibly safely keep up with all the expansion, infrastructure-wise.

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