Cuppa Joe – man dies from head injury during rally to protest helmet laws in NY state – not funny – just ironic

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Helmets? We don' need no f$%#ing Helmets? What could happen? Photo by Russ Jackson.

BY Cuppa Joe – Joe Simonsky

Just on my way to Burrard Inlet when a friend of mine tweeted this. Holy O. Henry.

Yes he’s a writer that delighted in the ironic.

Pedal this one under? Batshit Crazy

ONONDAGA, N.Y. — Police say a motorcyclist participating in a protest ride against helmet laws in upstate New York died after he flipped over the bike’s handlebars and hit his head on the pavement.

The accident happened Saturday afternoon in the town of Onondaga, in central New York near Syracuse.

State troopers tell The Post-Standard of Syracuse that 55-year-old Philip A. Contos of Parish, N.Y., was driving a 1983 Harley Davidson with a group of bikers who were protesting helmet laws by not wearing helmets.

Troopers say Contos hit his brakes and the motorcycle fishtailed. The bike spun out of control, and Contos toppled over the handlebars. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Troopers say Contos would have likely survived if he had been wearing a helmet.

Yes you’re right Haliburton.

We don’t make this stuff up.

It’s wonky wonky and funky out there.

And fer’ chrissakes?

Wear your helmet on your Moto-Ped and on your bi-cycle!!!

Please!

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