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[Photo: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
Joshua West, September, 2009.
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"I'm like an overnight celebrity."
West talks to his girlfriend about the media exposure surrounding the April 20, 2009 accident.
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Disparaging his victim
West's grandmother tells West that Hall will never walk again. West responds that Hall "was from the ghetto... He got all these funds."
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Pointing fingers
West talks to a friend and denies he was driving the Honda that struck Hall, severing his leg. He says that his lawyer may try to "blame" the accident on his friend and passenger Douglas Ziegler.
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"It's not real serious."
Talking to a friend, West laments the media attention the case has garnered. The friend calls Hall's situation "such a sob story." "Which is bad for me," West replies.
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[Audio courtesy of Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]

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