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Old 08-18-10, 02:48 AM
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Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

http://www.people.com/people/article...413769,00.html

Plastic Surgeon Was Texting in Car Before Fatal Crash

By Howard Breuer

August 17, 2010

Dr. Frank Ryan, plastic surgeon to Heidi Montag and other celebrities, was sending a Twitter message about his border collie just before his fatal car accident, his ex-girlfriend tells PEOPLE.

"He lived up in Malibu on a tiny street and he was texting while driving and he accidentally went over the cliff," Charmaine Blake says.

Blake, a celebrity publicist, says Ryan's family was told by investigators that the Tweeting caused the wreck on Monday.

The dog, whose name is Jill Blake's middle name was in the car at the time of the crash and survived injuries to the head, eye and paw.

The California Highway Patrol confirms Ryan was texting before the crash, but investigators have not officially determined the cause of the accident.

"It is one of the elements that we are investigating," CHP Officer Steven Reid says.

Blake says she lived with Ryan from 2003 to 2006. After breaking up, they remained close and Ryan was also helping support her, says Blake.

"It was the only serious relationship I ever had and he was the love of my life," Blake, 29, says. "It was hard for us to stay away from each other."

She adds that she hopes other people learn from this tragedy that "people should not text and drive at all."
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

Yeah but...

The California Highway Patrol confirms Ryan was texting BEFORE the crash, but investigators have not officially determined the cause of the accident.

He sent some Twitter stuff like 20min before the crash but they don't yet know if he was texting while driving. Unless of course he was texting the EX...


Here in SO CAL it's all over the news since he's worked on so many famous folks.

Personally...I wouldn't doubt that the DOG may have caused him to lose control.
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

The dog, whose name is Jill
See, giving pets human names is a bad idea.
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

What was he doing with that dog?
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

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What was he doing with that dog?
Read your signature.
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Poor doggie.
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You really grundled that subject line.
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It is a real shame when dogs have morons for owners. Glad to hear the dog is ok.
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Details! Was the dog in a safety seat?
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

def. a grundle title.
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Scared me for a minute. Good to see the dog is ok. Until JJE-187 gets there...........
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

Originally Posted by Giantrobo View Post
Personally...I wouldn't doubt that the DOG may have caused him to lose control.
Yeah, probably was barking "Stop texting! You'll kill us all!!"
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See, giving pets human names is a bad idea.
What if you give a dog a stupid human name (Tucker and Jackson...border collies...in my case)? I'd never name my kid something that dumb, but a dog? Damn straight.
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

How sad that your last words end up being "ZOMG im soooooo goin over a cliff wtf lol!!!1 #DarwinismFML"
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

Border collie jill surveying the view from atop the sand dune on Twitpic
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The California Highway Patrol confirms Ryan was texting before the crash, but investigators have not officially determined the cause of the accident.
Any signs of him texting after the crash?
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

If he did Heidi Montag's plastic surgery he deserves to fall from a high place and burn to death.

Also, this just reinforces my theory that doctors are some of the dumbest people in our society. Their high IQ's combined with all those years in school frys their brains for something. Many of the dumbest, naivest people I've ever met were doctors.
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Re: Texting driver causes crash that injures innocent border collie

Much like the doctor, these posts are killing me.
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Looks like he did some work on himself...

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Wow, that's pretty good for the victim of a cliff dive.
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That's the dog.
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"naivest"?
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I think he meant "most naiviest".
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Dumbass dies, dog survives. Nice.

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