GUN Cherokee Racer Killed When Gun Goes Off

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  1. thegooch

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    Sunday, February 15, 2009 – updated: 12:47 pm EST February 15, 2009CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. -- Family, friends and fans of an up-and-coming race car driver from Cherokee County are mourning his death.Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jay Baker said Matt Hawkins, 21, died Saturday in an accidental shooting in the 100 block of Oak Ridge Trail in Ball Ground.Baker said Hawkins was handling a 9mm handgun when it went off. Authorities said foul play wasn’t suspected.According to a Web site produced by 51 Sports, which bears Hawkins' name, he will be remembered on the track for being the only driver to ever win in the ARCA RE/MAX Series and USAR Pro Cup Series in his first starts.

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  2. Asses Maximus

    Asses Maximus Guns don't kill people. People kill people. Guns d

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    OH SHIT! I live in that county...
     
  3. Asses Maximus

    Asses Maximus Guns don't kill people. People kill people. Guns d

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    and I was shooting my 10mm for the first time that day too.
     
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    MURDERER!!
     
  5. purebad

    purebad I don't need your approval, right?

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    one county over in cobb :o
     
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    Me too :run:
     
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  9. Asses Maximus

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    We need to have a Cherokee county shoot.
     
  10. Asses Maximus

    Asses Maximus Guns don't kill people. People kill people. Guns d

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    no no no no! I was shooting at 1:30...unless they traveled back in time?
     
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    It's a 10mm dude, NOTHING is going to stop it from killing, not even the laws of physics.
     
  12. jehan60188

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    oh crap; I was planning on getting a 10 mm a few weeks from now!
     

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