Lost a limb, gained a weapon

I once wrote a story — actually it’s unfinished, and I’ve been working on it for a few years (it’s long) — and at one point a woman imagines her husband being overcome with a case of road rage, removing his prosthetic leg, and throwing it at another driver. A local article in the Seattle Times today completely trumps my idea. Was man armed with prosthetic legs? First off, two prosthetic legs definitely beats one. Second off, real life beats fake story.

Newcomb took the driver to the patrol car, then chased the passenger, eventually kicking him from behind. After falling to the ground, the passenger threw both of his legs at Newcomb, the report says. One hit the trooper in the chest.

This is beautiful.

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