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Memorial marks site of Peers Park crash

Original post made on Oct 9, 2008

A makeshift memorial has been set up beside a tree at Peers Park where a crash in the early hours of Oct. 2 killed Tyler Larsen 24, and David Colin Barge, 20. Photos by Marjan Sadoughi/Palo Alto Weekly.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 9, 2008, 12:23 PM

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Posted by Duveneck Dad
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Oct 9, 2008 at 2:52 pm

Sad for their parents and families loss but as far as I'm concerned they received a Darwin Award.

Driving 50 miles an hour on a quite street where they could have EASILY driven their minivan into somebody's house and been murderers as well as idiots.

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Posted by Huh?
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 9, 2008 at 6:25 pm

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Posted by Tom
a resident of Downtown North
on Oct 9, 2008 at 7:11 pm

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Posted by pa resident
a resident of Midtown
on Oct 10, 2008 at 9:11 am

have some respect. dont call them idiots. u definitely wouldnt be saying that if it happened to your own children. [Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff].

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Posted by private
a resident of Stanford
on Dec 11, 2008 at 10:30 pm

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It is always sad when lives are lost, but at least he's not going to hurt another person again.

Maybe it will be a wake up call for all the kids that knew him -- to change their dangerous & harmful lives before someone gets hurt.

The truth is when someone behaves dangerously whether it is dealing drugs or driving recklessly someone is bound to get hurt.

I think more parents & responsible citizens should be involved in making Palo Alto a safe city to visit & to live in.

There is no excuse for such recklessness.

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Posted by take down
a resident of Meadow Park
on Dec 20, 2008 at 2:09 pm

Glad this memorial was finally taken down. I cant believe a pair of teens could act this foolishly several houses away from me. They mad a poor choice that cost them their lives, I am glad nobody else was hurt.

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