Completely non-Saab related, but it is amazing how prominent deaths seem to happen in threes.
First there was Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter. Then there was author Colin Thiele (Aussie kids would have read is Australian classic Storm Boy).
Even sadder for me though, is the news in the last half hour that Australian motor racing legend-to-end-all-legends Peter Brock has died in a rally accident in Western Australia.
Brock was the face of Aussie racing in the 1970’s and 1980’s, winning the Bathurst 1000 race nine times in various Holdens. The grieving may not be as widespread for Brocky as it was for Irwin, but I can guarantee you it’ll be more intense in certain circles. Mount Panorama will be like a shrine in a month’s time.
Brock on Wiki