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‘Time traveler’ gets prison for Ballston Spa crash

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A Malta man who police said thought he was traveling through time when he caused a serious car crash won’t be traveling much for some time. Terrence J. Rudes, 21, of 9D Windy Hill Drive, who admitted to being under the influence of the hallucinogen LSD during the crash, is going to prison. Rudes was sentenced Thursday in Saratoga County Court to 11⁄2 to three years for vehicular assault. Rudes, who told police he believed ...

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May 17, 2013
11:22 a.m.

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I do not know why, seems like a bad excuse for a head on collision, my best boyhood freind just died a few weeks ago because the driver of the car said he did not know why he crossed the double line on route 29 that killed my buddy John Mackin who was just rideing on his motorcycle having a good time with his grandson, I think most drivers have an I.Q. of 20 and think they are the only ones on the road or are so drunk or druged up and think no one will ever be hurt by them driving and they cause families and friends to greive for such loss of life or serious injury to others who are doing nothing wrong but being on the road. Our Governor passed his own version of weapons control and has every pistol permit holder takeing a weapons training course every five years, why not retest those who hold a N.Y.S. Drivers license every five years, I will bet you most will not pass on their first try and their would be less killing by vehicle assualt. Magical