Worker dies at Long Island Wal-Mart after being trampled in Black Friday stampede

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    A worker died after being trampled and a woman miscarried when hundreds of shoppers smashed through the doors of a Long Island Wal-Mart Friday morning, witnesses said.

    The unidentified worker, employed as an overnight stock clerk, tried to hold back the unruly crowds just after the Valley Stream store opened at 5 a.m.

    Witnesses said the surging throngs of shoppers knocked the man down. He fell and was stepped on. As he gasped for air, shoppers ran over and around him.

    "He was bum-rushed by 200 people," said Jimmy Overby, 43, a co-worker. "They took the doors off the hinges. He was trampled and killed in front of me. They took me down too...I literally had to fight people off my back."

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    Who says consumer confidence is down?
     
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    Uh, okay. We'll see what the numbers say next week. In the meantime, that Wal-Mart employee and that woman's unborn child are still dead.
     
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    un fucking believable...trampling people for a deal on a plasma tv...sad very very sad
     
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    This is what happens when people say "happy holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas"
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:

    I don't care who you are, that's funny.

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    This will be the last year Walmart has this kind of promotion. I hope this man's family is given a huge award so that all retailers put an end to this kind of nonsense.
     
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    shopping is for the birds..
     
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