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Sep 20 - S.C. father can only save one daughter from burning car


 Sep 20 - S.C. father can only save one daughter from burning car
Unhappy topic by Ronfrenchie - 09-20-2012, 01:20 PM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines


A South Carolina man, alerted to a fiery car crash near his home, was horrified to learn that his two-teenagers daughters were in the car. Worse, WLTX reports, he could only save one of them.

The crash occurred last Friday after 14-year-old Shayla Andrews, a trumpet player, and her 17-year-old sister Joye performed at halftime in the in the Saluda HIgh School band.

The girls were driving to their home in Saluda, S.C., in their dad's car.

Not long after, says Earnest Andrews, the father, a neighbor knocked on his door to say there had been a car accident just a few feet away from the front door.

"I just took off running, cause the car was already in flames," the distraught father tells WLTX reporter Nate Stewart. " I was just in panic, I ran."

What he heard next, he says, he'll never be able to forget, WLTX reports.

"I hear my baby calling 'Daddy. Daddy!' I had to go in there and get her," Earnest says. "All I see what fire, and I know that was my car and my babies were in there. Both of my babies were in there. The only thing I know is I've got to try and get them out."

With the car in flames, he pulled Shayna to safety.

And when I went back to get Joye. "That's when the car exploded again," says.

Shayla says that when she woke up, she immediately called for her sister.

"They told me that she didn't make it," Shayla says. "She was just the nicest person. She had a crazy laugh. Her laugh would brighten up anybody's day and she had the biggest smile. She was my best friend. She kept my out of trouble."

It is not the only tragedy the Andrews family has faced, WLTX reports. In 2011, a third sister died in a car accident in Florida.

"I wish somebody would hit me and wake me up," says Earnest. "But it's for real. It's for real."

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.


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 09-20-2012, 03:55 PMaway - #2
Brolicballer13 

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dang not the children
And in 2011 they lost another child
 09-20-2012, 03:58 PMaway - #3
NCAT_Boi 1 heat pts

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God be with the fam.
 09-20-2012, 04:25 PMaway - #4
Wardell Curry II 101 heat pts101

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I can't even imagine that feeling
 09-20-2012, 04:27 PMaway - #5
tokinjohn 354 heat pts354

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Damn feel for the father man i got two daughters, worse nightmare for a parent!
 09-20-2012, 04:33 PMaway - #6
Rob De Niro 100 heat pts100

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That is so sad. Damn I wouldn't know what to think if my daughters died
 09-20-2012, 04:42 PMaway - #7
getyagameup 24 heat pts24

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THIS IS !!ED UP.....LOST TWO OF THREE GIRLS TO CAR ACCIDENTS???????? uhhhhh....man....my heart goes out to dude.....that !! is crazy.....i don't even want to imagine this !!. nothing worse for a parent than losing a child.....nothing worse. rip to the girl and again, my heart goes out to the dad. he's going to need a sincere amount of therapy. sounds like a black dude too with a daughter like shayla.....either way, !!ed up....really !!ed up......
 09-20-2012, 05:22 PMaway - #8
Prostyle 2 heat pts

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Bless that family man, RIP
 09-20-2012, 05:24 PMaway - #9
ruff 6 heat pts

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sigh

Real !!ed up story, RIP young woman
 09-20-2012, 05:29 PMaway - #10
eightytyson06 37 heat pts37

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Sad yo, got me a little teary eyed i pray im never in that situation
 09-20-2012, 05:41 PMaway - #11
mistatnn 

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This !! would have a nicca hitting that bottle of henny every damn days. He's just getting over the daughters [rip] in 2011 and now this. I hope he is a man of God cause he needs to have some strong faith right now
 09-20-2012, 06:08 PMaway - #12
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This story made cry, RIP Joye & the third sister. May god be with that family.
 09-20-2012, 08:59 PMonline - #13
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Originally Posted by Snowy
why didnt he just pull both out
Y didn't u just read the article...rip tho
 09-20-2012, 09:25 PMaway - #14
ShaneDawg 2 heat pts

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damn this is real sad
 09-20-2012, 09:32 PMonline - #15
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Goddamn....
 09-20-2012, 11:09 PMaway - #16
Mavs In 4 49 heat pts49

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R.I.P. and best of luck to the family.

To go from having 3 daughters to having an only child...I can only imagine the pain he feels

I hope he doesn't blame himself for any of this.
 09-20-2012, 11:34 PMonline - #17
cankstoochie 31 heat pts31

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the curse
 09-20-2012, 11:34 PMaway - #18
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!! man why


RIP, my condolences to their entire family, they already lost another child to a car accident that family been through too much.
 09-20-2012, 11:56 PMaway - #19
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damn this sucks I wish the best for him and his family
 09-21-2012, 12:34 AMaway - #20
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R.i.p.

Must be the worst !! to have to live through let alone witness it, and losing a daughter in 2011? !! man, I feel for this family.
 
 


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