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Old July 12th, 2013, 07:52 AM   #1
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Silver lake dunes death, anybody hear about it?

Cody J. Mong, 19, Oakland, died in an off-road vehicle accident Thursday in the Silver Lake Sand Dunes in Oceana County’s Golden Township.
The incident occurred at 5:20 p.m. Thursday .

The Oceana County sheriff’s deputies and Silver Lake Park rangers were dispatched to a serious injury accident on the Silver Lake State Park Dunes ORV area.

When they arrived they found that Cody J. Mong had been thrown from the quad he was operating and a second quad had jumped and landed on him. Cody suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the second quad was flown to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids for non- life-threatening injuries. The incident is still under investigation by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office.

Departments involved were the Oceana Co. Sheriff’s Office, Michigan DNR and State Park rangers, Oceana EMS, Oceana Sheriff’s Victim Services Unit, and Aeromed.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:01 AM   #2
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:07 AM   #3
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We're hear right now and got to the scene when the first DNR truck arrived. Didn't see it happen though... Very sad to see .

Thoughts and prayers to the family and friends.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:15 AM   #4
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Thoughts and prayer to the families.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:29 AM   #5
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:30 AM   #6
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So sad. Even sadder it happens every year.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:34 AM   #7
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It always sucks when this happens, especially to somebody so young.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:38 AM   #8
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It always sucks when this happens, especially to somebody so young.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:46 AM   #9
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:51 AM   #10
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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:57 AM   #11
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Old July 12th, 2013, 09:05 AM   #12
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Bummer. So young.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 11:56 AM   #13
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i feel like a chest protector may have saved the guy's life.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 12:11 PM   #14
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wow...had a buddy to the similar thing but on snowmobiles and I thought he was a goner forsure when it happened but he ended up being ok with a broken pelvis. very sad to hear about this accident RIP
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Old July 12th, 2013, 12:41 PM   #15
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Old July 12th, 2013, 04:37 PM   #16
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Really. You have absolutely no idea what killed him.
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Old July 12th, 2013, 04:50 PM   #17
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Old July 12th, 2013, 05:06 PM   #18
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Old July 12th, 2013, 10:02 PM   #19
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Old July 15th, 2013, 06:21 AM   #20
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Is silver lake as packed as it used to be? I didn't know if the economy did a number on the people who had rigs around here. I know quads are cheap, just curious if SL is packed every weekend like it was five years ago.
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