Betsy named him Bumpus after his tendency to crash into immovable objects as he dashed around our house and yard.
The time between the recorded call and the fatal crash was such to give further credence that the kidnapper held his captors nearby.
A crash came from the hallway.
Thoughts raced through his mind of another crash, when Bird Song's very first guest had met a similar fate—but on a traveled highway, not a remote Jeep road deep in the San Juans.
That's how I got stuck at the crash scene—all alone.
Nothing. I said I answered the 911 call and you came along— down the mountain, not up from town like me—and we went down to the crash together.
He knew he wasn't performing well in his new role, but to hear Fate tell him he was on a crash course with catastrophe made him sick to his stomach.
I thought it odd none were found, but they didn't find the pilot or anyone else from the crash either.
He'd barely survived the helo crash, she assessed, shocked.
Everything they hadn't transplanted after the helo crash had been transplanted this time around.
Kris looked up in time to see Kiki crash through the canopy and plummet towards the ground. Kris gasped and sprung forward. A streak of black crossed his vision as a flying demon snatched Kiki out of the air.
He yelled her name but the call was smothered by the cry of the wind and the crash of the surf beyond.
You look like a nice safe guy, not some whacko, so is it okay if I crash here for the night?
There was a crash, and one of the barracks collapsed.
A hollow tearing sound was followed by a horrendous crash outside the kitchen window.
Peeling off the mask, he waited for the world to crash down around him and people to lynch him.
With a sinking feeling, Jessi realized her world was going to crash down on her this weekend.
This may con tinue for weeks before the final crash takes place.
Then came the crash, caused by the restoration of peace in the United States, and the exports fell, until they now average little more than 8 millions a year.
To the Protectionists this was "like a crash of thunder in winter"; but it was received with such favour by the country generally, that its author was hailed as "The Great Pacificator," as he had been thirteen years before at the time of the Missouri Compromise (see below).
Next minute there was a roar and a sharp crash, and at her side Dorothy saw the ground open in a wide crack and then come together again.
Crash after crash echoed far above their heads, as the earth came together where it had split, and stones and chunks of clay rattled around them on every side.
Crack! crash! bang! went his iron-shod hoofs against the wooden bodies of the Gargoyles, and they were battered right and left with such force that they scattered like straws in the wind.
William Gilpin, who is so admirable in all that relates to landscapes, and usually so correct, standing at the head of Loch Fyne, in Scotland, which he describes as "a bay of salt water, sixty or seventy fathoms deep, four miles in breadth," and about fifty miles long, surrounded by mountains, observes, "If we could have seen it immediately after the diluvian crash, or whatever convulsion of nature occasioned it, before the waters gushed in, what a horrid chasm must it have appeared!
There was another terrible crash and something huge collapsed.