personal trainer killed by freight train

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  1. Nemo

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    Another guy filming a workout video?



    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...making-workout-video-YouTube-near-tracks.html

    Popular personal trainer killed by freight train while making workout video for YouTube near the tracks
    • Achilles Williams, 30, died after a train struck him in Atlanta suburb of Buckhead
    • Police say he was jumping rope near the tracks, but underestimated the width of an oncoming train
    • A friend who was shooting Williams' workout video was knocked off his feet by impact
    • Williams ran Team Fitness workout camp and had a large following on social media
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    Accident scene: Williams was hit on the tracks over Roxboro Road near East Paces Ferry


    According to police, Williams and a friend were shooting an exercise video near the train tracks in Buckhead when disaster struck.

    Investigators say the buff 30-year-old trainer was jumping rope while his companion was in charge of the camera, reported 11Alive.

    While Williams was not on the tracks over Roxboro Road near East Paces Ferry, he apparently underestimated the width of the oncoming train, which ended up sideswiping him.

    The videographer escaped injury but was knocked off his feet by the impact.

    The 30-year-old Atlanta resident is survived by his 6-year-old daughter and his girlfriend.

    Williams' friends and loved ones took to Twitter and Instagram to express their heartbreak..................
     
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    i wonder how many hits it will get once it's posted to YouTube
     
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    Another idiot? The other one tried to outrun a train.
     
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    What is it with workout videos and active R/R tracks?

    That other fitness shithead got killed a couple weeks ago in CA., doing the same thing. :facepalm:
     
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    Sounds like this genius was standing next to the tracks.
    Because if you don't stand on the track you are safe.....right?
    :facepalm:
     
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    This guy was jumping rope...:jj:
    Could be the greatest fail video ever!
     
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    I drink, eat what I want and don't exercise and still outlived this asshole
     
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    When I look at train tracks it seems like they are from the Matrix

    They are only about 3 feet wide, but you get in a train and there is an aisle, 2 seats on one side and 3 on the other :dontknow: :huh:
     
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    He was jumping rope, but God thought he was jumping train cars.
     
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    He was on the overpass.....
    maybe got mushed on the fence...with hunks of him raining down on the cars
    :facepalm:
     
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    These guys should learn force perspective.
    You can be a safe 10 feet away and make it look daring and awesome.
     
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    His vertical jump was off the chart...just not so much jumping laterally.
     
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    illuminati
     
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    That's who I thought this thread was about. What is this, a trend now? They don't get permission ahead of time and just try to steal shots for their videos and pay the ultimate price.
     
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    All of these guys remind me of Jim Jupiter from Married with Children. He was so weakened from healthy living that living unhealthy for a spell killed him. :jj:

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    Nothing says workout like getting run over by a train? :dontknow:
     
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    and you can't get sideswiped by a train, they don't go sideways.
     
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    Possibly be the greatest call-up ever, Droog.
     
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