<VV> Kovacs

Dave Ziegler dziegler3 at comcast.net
Sun Dec 9 11:02:01 EST 2007

He hit right in the middle of the drivers door and wrapped the car  
around a telephone pole. I have the picture of the wreck if anyone  
wants to see it. I can e-mail it to you.

Dave.. .
On Dec 7, 2007, at 6:43 AM, kenpepke at juno.com wrote:

>  Yes, and I kind of remember some sort of conflict with someone just
> before he left.  He took the Corvair, which was his wife's car, and
> left his Rolls at the party.  The pictures of the car showed high
> speed severe damage and it hit on a front corner ... not characteristic
> of an over-steer accident.
> Speaking of over-steer ... in the early years (since 1964) I have  
> driven
> many many Corvairs many many miles and have never experienced one truly
> over-steering.  My experience is they under-steer much less than front
> engine cars; that is to say they are much closer to neutral steering.
> Ken Pepke
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> I had always been under the impression that it was at least partially  
> alcohol related.  He was on his way home from a party.>From the famous  
> wick:Ten days before his 43rd birthday, Kovacs was killed in an  
> automobile accident in Los Angeles. After meeting Adams at a party  
> hosted by Milton Berle and his wife, the couple left in separate  
> cars---Kovacs had been working for much of the evening before the  
> party---and, during an unusual southern California rainstorm, the  
> comedian lost control of the Chevrolet Corvair station wagon while  
> turning fast, crashing into a power pole at the corner of Beverly Glen  
> and Santa Monica Boulevards, and being thrown halfway out the  
> passenger side, dying almost instantly from chest and head  
> injuries.Later, JR
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