Microsoft HoloLens Project Designer Killed in Drunk Driving Hit-and-Run

May 14, 2011
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Microsoft’s promising new HoloLens project suffered a truly unfortunate set back recently as one of it’s project designers, Mike Ey (30), was involved in a fatal hit-and-run incident this past Saturday morning.
According to news reports Mike was hit from behind by Robert Malsch on State Route 520 in Redmond, WA. Narrowly missing another driver before ploughing into Mr. Ey’s vehicle it was also reported that Malsch’s vehicle was driving over 100 mph. Seen running from the scene Mr. Malsch was later apprehended by police and is now facing with vehicular homicide and felony hit and run charges.


Source: http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/suspected-drunk-driver-court-after-allegedly-causi/nkMdH/
via http://canadianonlinegamers.com/201...designer-killed-in-drunk-driving-hit-and-run/

edit: video:
www.kirotv.com/videos/online/video-friends-remember-man-killed-in-hit-and-run/vDJQN2/

Rest in peace (lock if old)
 
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Wow, that's so sad. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

Yet again, more proof that, if you are going to drink, never get behind the wheel of a vehicle.
 

Plinko

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RIP.

Our country needs a "one strike, you're out" policy for drunk driving. It is inexcusable.
 

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Poor man. So sad to lose good people to such accidents. Such a big loss for tech. My thoughts go to his friends and family.