What's interesting about life, is that it doesn't imitate video games. Well, it's not really supposed to. I mean, think about it. What would you do if they made a video game on sitting in a cubicle? Made a game about administering web servers? Wooot! Hold me back.
So what do you think was going through the mind of Tyrone D. McMillian, a suspect trying to evade police on a high speed chase through several towns in New York?
Oh...I should mention, Tyrone feels he is quite the leet video gamer...but if I recall, those are high priced sports cars -- not Ford Explorers, which McMillian chose to drive.
"I've been playing a lot of 'Grand Theft Auto' and 'NASCAR' on Playstation, I thought I could get away." McMillian says bluntly.
Well now. You don't hear that every day. Of course, this also was after he slammed his vehicle not once, but twice into police cruisers, injuring one officer. Nevermind the fact that he tossed his girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter and her 10-year-old cousin out of the car to lighten the load perhaps?
The video game-trained driver was charged with three counts of first-degree reckless endangerment, one count of second-degree criminal mischief, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and one count of resisting arrest.
News source: The Dayton Daily News
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