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Has anyone else seen this story? People just don't take into account for motorcycles when they do stupid stuff like this and hang up fishing line across roads. You don't even have a clue until it's too late.

Prankster uses plastic wrap as road trap








TOWN OF WAUKESHA, Wisconsin (AP) -- A prankster tightly wound plastic wrap around traffic poles across a two-lane road, causing a motorcycle accident that injured two people.

Daniel Buckel, and his girlfriend, Theresa Brzykcy, were riding south of Waukesha on Tuesday when their motorcycle crashed into the plastic wrap set up 3 to 4 feet above the road -- wound thickly from traffic poles on opposite sides.

Buckel, 22, was within 10 feet when he saw the makeshift barricade, and hit the brakes.

"It's appalling, and it's really frightening," Brzykcy, 19, told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "What was their intention? This should make people more aware that pranks like that are not as harmless as they seem."

Buckel was cut above his eye and broke his finger. Brzykcy also suffered scrapes and bruises.

Buckel is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to a conviction.

Last year, several parked cars were found bound in plastic wrap to prevent drivers from getting inside, Detective Steve Pederson said.
 

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Yeah.... I've done may fair share of gags on cars and stuff. Everything from wiring a doorhandle to shock the car's driver (most hilarious one) to wrapping cars. Last night in Winter Haven at the fights I pulled in to the civic center lot for a min as I had to make a phone call, and witnessed some girls DUCT taping a car then toilet papering it. The TP is one thing. I don't think they realized what the duct tape will do to it. It was a newer car too. I've also have a female friend of mine who lost an uncle on a bike because kids ran that high test fishing line across the road way. He road through at about 65 mph and caught it right at the neck. It starts out as an innocent prank but no one thinks about things such as motorcyclist. What can you do? You can't really see fishing line. Just hope to god people don't do that crap where I ride. Remember those kids that got busted for dropping bowling balls on to the interstate from over past? Either they are really sick individuals or people really don't use what they have upstairs.
 
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