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Rocker Rob dies in car smash.

Rock group The Charlatans were left reeling reel·ing  
n. Maine
Sustained noise, as from hammering: "Hark that reeling, now, you'll wake the baby!" Anonymous.
 yesterday after their keyboard player died in a car accident.

Rob Collins's death comes just days before the band are due to play two big gigs with Oasis at Loch Lomond Loch Lomond (IPA pronunciation: ['lomənd]), (Scottish Gaelic Loch Laomainn) is a Scottish loch, located in both the western lowlands of Central Scotland and the southern Highlands. .

The accident happened while Collins was driving in Monmouth, Gwent. He was thrown out of his car after it swerved off the road and flew 50 feet into the air.

Paramedics battled to revive the 32-year-old star but he was dead by the time they got him to hospital early yesterday.

The band are now considering their future, including whether to go ahead with the Oasis concerts.

A spokesperson said: "We're all pretty upset because we only just heard."

Collins was jailed for eight months three years ago for driving a getaway car getaway car n the thieves' getaway car → el coche en que huyeron los ladrones

getaway car nvoiture prévue pour prendre la fuite

 in a bungled bun·gle  
v. bun·gled, bun·gling, bun·gles

To work or act ineptly or inefficiently.
To handle badly; botch. See Synonyms at botch.

 armed robbery.
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Author:Dingwall, John
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Jul 24, 1996
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