Editors Note:


EDITOR'S NOTE: Fresh off a three year managerial stint, your friendly neighborhood lenslinger is back on the street and under heavy deadline. As the numbing effects of his self-imposed containment wear off, vexing reflections and pithy epistles are sure to follow...

Monday, October 29, 2007

Pull Through, Casey...

Anyone who's responded to breaking news knows the utter unpredictability that comes with it. Swirling lights, distracted drivers and a certain tunnel vision can make it treacherous for those with a badge, a fire hose and yes - a TV news camera. It's impossible to know which elements came into play this weekend at Boynton Beach in Florida, but at this point, it doesn't really matter. What does matter is that the photog nation - and anyone else who's watched a newscast - keep Casey Lang in their thoughts and prayers. Saturday night the WPEC photojournalist was covering a fatal plane crash outside Quail Ridge Country Club, when a car struck him. The 28 year old was taken to a South Florida hospital, where he's listed in critical but stable condition. Those who know Casey describe him as a 'fighter'. Here's hoping that strength will aid in the quickest of recoveries. Meanwhile, be careful out there...

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