Comments for: 23-year-old Carmel man killed, 3 passengers injured in Old Town crash

Posted Dec. 09, 2012, at 7:19 p.m.

OLD TOWN | A 23-year-old Carmel man was killed early Sunday morning when the car he was driving crashed into a utility pole. The impact threw the man from the vehicle and left three passengers with injuries. Jonathan Worster was driving a 2007 Dodge Caliber, which struck the pole …

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  • Anonymous

    Heard this on the scanner this morning. Tough situation . Nothing can be that important at 5 am to be going that fast for. Hope everyone has a full recovery. So sad

  • Anonymous

    Did they run these people through the metal detector at ER? I really want to know the answer to this question because I want to know if they are actually doing this in serious injury cases.

    • Anonymous

      It said in multiple stories on TV and in this newspaper that if they had injuries that they would not make them go through the metal detector.

    • Anonymous

      They were obviously brought it by ambulance, whereas they didn’t have to go through it. It said it in the original article, which I’m sure you read, so let’s leave this all alone already. It’s getting tiresome.

      • Anonymous

        zzzzzzzzzzzzz tiresome because it is not you or your family, otherwise it’d be on the front page, am I right? What about childbirth or a kid who ran over his foot with the lawnmower and Dad is carrying him in? zzzzzzz, sorry to make you tired…

        • Anonymous

          For crying out loud. Actually, I’m even more tired after your foolish comment. I’m actually sick of the “oh, let’s watch the ERs delay care since they’re going to make people go through the metal detector first” comments after it was already explained that those coming in by ambulance would be scanned differently (they have hand-held scanners, too) or that obvious emergencies would be taken care of differently. I think you misunderstood my comment. As if I’d ever question or suggest treatment delay for a true emergency. (and I’ve had several children, so rarely is childbirth an emergency unless the child is already on the way out)

    • Anonymous

      Thats stupid? Why would they? Gurneys are made of metal.

  • Anonymous

    I am so very sorry for the loss of this young man, and the injuries of the others. Very sad.

  • Anonymous

    Very very sad….

  • To the missing comment, you know who you are. How dare you judge someone you know nothing about, normally I wouldn’t say anything to these comments but… that’s my little brother and you just struck my chord so now I’ll play my tune. I just love it, when people like “you” say ignorant stuff like this with no leg to stand on, and the way your vileness and malicious nature just shines throughout your words as you sit on your high horse pretending like you know everything about everything, when in fact you know less then zero. I can’t wait until the shoe is on the other foot and something like this happens to you, so I can call your love ones junkies and make up about of trash about them.

    And thank you to those of you expressed your opinion in a respectful manner, my heart is very heavy with grief, avoidable loss of life, and Thank You BDN for the sudden removal of said comment and possibly my comment as well.

    • Anonymous

      Nicholas, my heart truly goes out to ya man. Try not to let these people who live in glass houses to rile you up. Your heart and feelings should be with your family and your brother’s memories rather than with anyone on here. I lost my little brother back in 1987 after he went with a couple of so called friends and they left him to die after drinking too much. I can certainly understand your pain and where you are coming from. Nothing they say can make you hurt any more than you already do, and name calling just proves how little class they actually have. Remember the great times with your brother, honor him with your own life and move on. You and I both know that is exactly what he would want.

    • Anonymous

      I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. Focus on your wonderful memories, and ignore everything else. Get and give support from and to each other. My heart aches for you and your family.

    • Anonymous

      My thoughts are with you and your family during this time.

    • Anonymous

      Very sorry for your loss. Don’t take the negative comments of others to heart. Remember your Brother as the best friend you ever had and that he is always in your heart.

    • Anonymous

      My Condolences to you and your family.

    • Anonymous

      Dear Nicholas,
      I’ve never been one to read or post on here, until recently when we lost someone close. Unfortunately, there are some real sick individuals out there in our community, and they use this forum to gain attention -often saying outrageous and hurtful things without any concern for the grieving families. Please ignore them as best you can, as the more attention you pay to these sociopaths, the more they tend to thrive on it.

      Those of us capable of empathy are truly sorry for the pain you and your family must deal with now, and the days ahead.

      • Anonymous

        EXACTLY why BDN should go the way of the morning sentinel and require real names when posting. the ignorant comments disappeared the first day.

        • Rocky4

          Not only that almost ALL the comments disappeared.
          It Ruined the PPH and the Tampa/St. Pete papers.
          Their advertisers are NOT pleased. If you can’t stand the
          heat get out of the kitchen. Reality sucks sometimes but
          requiring readers to use FaceBook is beyond stupid.
          FaceBook will be just a bad memory in 5 years anyway.

        • Ban those that flagrantly abuse the rules. Group blame isn’t the answer. Anonymity isn’t just so one can snipe and make nasty comments and you know that “xlgft”.

        • Anonymous

          Real names will kill the comments section — just like the time I wrote a letter to the editor of the BDN, had to sign my own name, and received three ugly phone calls as a result of a very innocuous comment about some television scheduling. Never again! I just wish people would stop being so judgmental without knowing all the facts.

    • Anonymous

      Nicholas, My deepest condolences to you and to your family and all of your friends, and your brother’s friends as well. Know that my prayers are with you all.

      I don’t know if your brother was wearing a seat belt or not, the article doesn’t say. For your brother, it doesn’t matter now, so why judge? This is a tragedy that will likely haunt all of your holidays to come. Try not to let that happen. Remember your brother for the person he was. With time, you will be able to laugh with your funny memories. Try to put any sad memories away, they don’t need to take up space in your head. Try to celebrate your holidays with the joy that you did have your brother in your life. You sound like a great young man, so stay strong, ignore the idiots here, and believe in those that care for you and your family. Support your family and friends and in the near future, let them support you too, you all will need it. My prayers go with you.

      • The seatbelt thing matters because we need people to “get it”, and wear the damn things all the time. It’s as simple as that.

        • Anonymous

          I didn’t say seatbelts don’t matter. I am a major commentor about the use of seatbelts after mine kept me from being ejected in a rollover SUV accident, in which I was the sole driver and occupant of the 2 vehicles involved. I rolled my SUV over a parked car. This was three weeks after I buried my husband, father of my 2 kids, after he succumbed to an accident of his own. Without that seatbelt, my kids would be orphans, without question.

          However, it does not matter for Mr. Worcester. He is not going to get another chance. His brother is reading here and is in mourning so let’s find another forum for this discussion. I am sure today has provided other opportunities.

          I do hope all of Mr. Worcester’s friends will reconsider the use of their seat belts in the future. They do save lives.

          Again, my condolences to Nicholas on the loss of his brother and to all of his family and his and his brother’s friends. Hold on to all that is good from your brother’s memory and hold on to each other, accept the support others are offering you because you will need it in the days and weeks ahead. My prayers to you and your family.

          • And that’s all fine and good. This is a public comment section however, and I think the ugly bits are important to bring into focus.

            Like the speeding and the drunk driving. It wont make his Brother feel any better, but if just one person would think twice before drinking and driving, speeding or deciding not to wear a seat-belt, perhaps someone else wont have to go through it.

          • Anonymous

            That was well put. We can make great points and be sensitive to the family and group of young people who are hurting today.

            It would seem the group involved in this accident made some poor decisions, as many young people are prone to do.

            Parents need to educate their kids to NEVER get into a car with someone who has had so much as one drink, just because you never know. Be there to drive them home. I never take a drink in my own home while my kids are out, nor do I go to bed until my kids are in. Make sure your kids are equipped with a cell phone so they can call if they need to. Make sure that phone is charged and on.

            Kids, if your parents have given you a phone, be responsible. Make sure it is with you, charged an on. You never know when you will have the need to get in touch with home or worse, emergency services. Never get in a car with someone who has been drinking. Use that phone to call your parents or a sober friend.

            Jonathan Worcester’s family, like so many before his, is going through an unimaginable tragedy. His brother has been on here and his pain is unfathomable. Don’t take the chance of putting your family through this.

            Again, I offer my deepest condolences, and my prayers to all involved. I have lost someone I loved a lot in an accident like this. I know how bad this is.

    • Anonymous

      Nicholas, my sincere condolences to you and your family during this tragic time.

      Nicholas, I can not understand how people can be so self-centered with what they write on these comments sections. They have a sort of disconnect when it comes to being at home typing opinions on subjects that might hurt others. Just this morning, I asked another person on here to put him/herself in the shoes of the family and consider their feelings before writing hurtful comments. I doubt they intended to hurt you or your family. Some people don’t think how their words can hurt before engaging the keyboard.

      Again, Nicholas, my heart goes out to you, your family and the friends of your brother Jonathan.

  • Anonymous

    Wont injure anyone else slow down!

  • Anonymous

    Sorry to hear of yet another bad accident. RIP.

  • jeff williams

    very sad.
    ask any cop about seat belts. end of story

  • Anonymous

    Prayers are going out to the Worster family, and a speedy recovery for those that were injured.

  • 02b9c

    I sometimes think seatbelts should be a matter of choice for adults… on the otherhand children should always have seatbelts on. just my personal opinion.

  • goodbrothah

    Addiction is a diseise, if u had Lupus or fybromyalgia or cancer or MRSA (which one could say is a matter of fault for “being in dirty places” i wouldnt call you ” “Loopy” or “Fybie” or” MRSA man” or “Cancer BoY” so lets try to refrain from calling people “Junkies” it’s insensitive and abrasive, and im willing to bet most everyone reading this has either struggled with addiction or has family that does. God Blesses All. Even the ignorant.

    • Anonymous

      And nobody gets help, since everyone is standing around wringing their hands over the politically-correct way to phrase their problem…

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