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post #1 of 13 Old 03-24-15, 13:44 Thread Starter
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RIP Dane Westby

Not a 675 Rider but since he was AMA I thought I would put it here.

http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/...ne-westby-rip/

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Yeah very sad. I saw this earlier this morning on STG's Facebook page and didn't believe it.

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RIP Dane Westby

http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/...ne-westby-rip/

This is shit news. He was one of the hardest working guys in the paddock too. It's gotta be an accident, I don't see him just willy nilly losing control. RIP Wolverine, the RR world will miss ya :(
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Good kid. Met him @ Road America a few times.

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Just noticed there are two of these threads. Merged.
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I read this morning that he was trying to not get hit by a SUV. I will try to find the article about it.

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I read this morning that he was trying to not get hit by a SUV. I will try to find the article about it.
It says that in the article listed in the OP.

Very unfortunate and my prayers go out to the Westby family. RIP Wolverine

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http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/...ne-westby-rip/

This is shit news. He was one of the hardest working guys in the paddock too. It's gotta be an accident, I don't see him just willy nilly losing control. RIP Wolverine, the RR world will miss ya :(
If you read on there now, his best friend thinks someone pulled in front of him and drove off.

Sad news for sure.

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His shop is immediately across the street from the Tulsa Triumph dealership. I was up there to meet Danny Eslick and they pointed out that most of their repair work was outsourced to Westby across the street.

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If you read on there now, his best friend thinks someone pulled in front of him and drove off.

Sad news for sure.
Yea prob a fkr turning left. I've had that almost happen to me before, fkr inched over last minute and I had to swerve away. Missed his bumper by a foot. Luckily I had room to stop and no cars in the next lane behind me. I parked it and ran over at him but he sped off. POS...

This story pisses me off...
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