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post #1 of 43 Old June 2nd, 2019, 07:34 PM Thread Starter
 
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RZR crash, God was with us.

I was going to say where do I start, when immediately “Thank God” came to mind.

Yesterday we had an event where everything went wrong.....but everything went right. First, everyone involved is doing fine.

One does not throw the term “miracle “ around much, but God was watching over us.

I will make this as short as possible.

We had parked at a very picturesque rock point near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado.

We backed our RZRs up a steep incline. ( LeRoy Kayl, Kevin Dudak, and I)

After taking some pictures, our granddaughter Gracie (Casey Kayl) wanted to sit in my RZR.

We are not sure what actually happened, but the next thing I heard was the RZR coming out of park, and taking off like a shot, straight for a 10’ drop-off with a 45 deg. downhill for several hundred feet.

LeRoy and I both tried to stop the RZR, him grabbing onto the driver’s side and me reaching in the passenger side, trying to jam it back into park.

It dragged LeRoy and I to the edge, where we could not hold on any longer.

Gracie rode it down about 250 feet, end over end, bouncing as high as 20 feet after each hit ( witnessed by Kevin).

At about 50 feet before the final stopping point, Grace was thrown free.

Now for the intervention of God’s hand, Gracie has bumps and bruises, but perfect in every way. LeRoy and I stopped from going over the drop-off by inches. LeRoy skinned his elbow and chin. I jammed my shoulder, and have a bruised rib due to the RZR running over my upper left side.

God Is great!
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post #2 of 43 Old June 2nd, 2019, 07:45 PM
 
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

Dang! Glad everyone is safe! I’ve always said you can buy a new buggy, can’t replace a person!
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post #3 of 43 Old June 2nd, 2019, 07:55 PM
 
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

Wow! Glad you are able to post about it and not a terrible tragedy
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post #4 of 43 Old June 2nd, 2019, 08:04 PM
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Miracle is an understatement! Wow so she just sat in it for pics so Im guessing no seat belt or helmet right? Thats so awesome shes ok!
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post #6 of 43 Old June 2nd, 2019, 08:22 PM
 
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Bless you all I’m glad everyone is safe.
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post #7 of 43 Old June 2nd, 2019, 08:26 PM
 
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

Wow. Thatís nuts. Glad everybody survived.


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post #8 of 43 Old June 2nd, 2019, 08:52 PM
 
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

God is great, and Iím glad everyone is ok but you need to get a parking break ASAP. Relying on the transmission to hold the RZR is a big mistake which Iím sure you now know. How Polaris still sends units out with a working parking brake is beyond me.

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post #9 of 43 Old June 2nd, 2019, 09:56 PM
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

Iím so glad the three of you are ok. That had to be the scariest moment of your lives.

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post #10 of 43 Old June 3rd, 2019, 03:46 AM
 
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

Wow, thank God no one was seriously injured, or worse.. Were you able to recover the rzr?
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post #11 of 43 Old June 3rd, 2019, 04:22 AM
 
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Kelly Flats or Pratt Creek?

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post #12 of 43 Old June 3rd, 2019, 04:23 AM
 
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

That sure looked scary, glad everyone's fine.
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post #13 of 43 Old June 3rd, 2019, 02:47 PM
 
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

Glad she is okey. Quite a lesson there.
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post #14 of 43 Old June 3rd, 2019, 03:32 PM
 
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

OMG guy!!

I am overjoyed to read Casey Kay only suffered bumps and bruises.

I can't imagine what you were going through.

Casey Kay, you go girl!!!!!

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post #15 of 43 Old June 3rd, 2019, 03:41 PM
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Re: RZR crash, God was with us.

Scary stuff! Stoked that you are all okay!
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