Folks, you know that I don't bear ill will toward my fellow Americans, except maybe for pimps, carnies, and insurance salesmen, but this story was irresistable...
Man Killed by Train After Putting Penny on the Tracks
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a man who was trying to entertain his family by putting a penny on the tracks has died after being struck by a train in Greenwich.
Police say the man had jumped onto the tracks at the Riverside train station Sunday afternoon to place a penny on a track and show his wife and three daughters how it would be flattened by a train.
Sgt. John Rizzitelli of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says family members were trying to help him up get back on the platform.
The Metro-North Railroad train, an express from Stamford to New York City, was traveling at about 75 mph when it struck the man. He died immediately.
You can't write comedy like this! I mean I hate it that this family lost their dad/husband, but what a way to go? You get flattened by a train while showing your family how a train can flatten a penny......priceless!