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Wagon Teamster is struck in route

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http://worldonline.media.clients.elli... friends of Dakotah;I just received a phone call from an East Coast Wagon Teamster, named Lauren, who let me know that at 11:27AM this morning, Mr. Bob Skelding ( http://www.wagonteamster.com/) was struck by tanker truck while traveling through Scooba, Mississippi this afternoon on Highway 45.I contacted the local hospital emergency room to find out how Bob is doing, but am waiting for a call back. Initial reports are grim, as I was informed that all two of his Percheron horses were killed in the accident; however the condition of his other two horses have not yet been confirmed.I will post a story about Bob once I have more information, but at this time, please hold Bob and his family in your prayers.Peace to you all,http://worldonline.media.clients.elli...

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Alia Ahmed 5 years, 2 months ago

Charles,That is sad for Bob and his horses. Keep us posted. Alia

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Multidisciplinary 5 years, 2 months ago

One of the posters on his site wrote may you RIP, but others are still wishing him well, and good to hear he's doing better.Hmm, confusing.

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Charles Edwards 5 years, 2 months ago

Humans are a funny species; we seem to be at our best when things are at their worst.

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Multidisciplinary 5 years, 2 months ago

She may not know, but people are praying on his website tonight too.

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Charles Edwards 5 years, 2 months ago

Thanks so mush MD, and Ronda;I just got a note from Bob's mother and she expressed her deep appreciation for the prayers tonight. Still too soon to know how Bob will respond. The pictures from the accident tell a very grim story.Thanks to you MD for the great detective work and finding the link.Peace to all tonight. Life can sure be uncertain and short.

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Multidisciplinary 5 years, 2 months ago

Here is a link to the local news channel and an article. Last update was after 5 pm.http://www.wtok.com/news/headlines/39397497.html

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Ronda Miller 5 years, 2 months ago

Charles, we will certainly keep Bob in our prayers...thanks for letting us know and we will look to you for an update. How horrific for anyone coming up on that scene...dead horses, etc. heart breaking...

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Multidisciplinary 5 years, 2 months ago

Oh how very sad. My thoughts are with you all.

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