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Road rage stabbing victim’s chilling final message

A father stabbed to death in a horrific road rage attack sent a chilling message to friends about the fragility of life just two days earlier.

Troy James McLean, 34, died on Tuesday after being stabbed multiple times on an Adelaide Street at 10.40am on Saturday.

Last Thursday he wrote the heartfelt message to a group of friends telling them he loved them and urging them to pass it on.

Troy James McLean, 34, sent a chilling message to friends about the fragility of life just two days before he was stabbed to death in a horrific road rage attack

Last Thursday he wrote the heartfelt message to a group of friends telling them he loved them and urging them to pass it on

Last Thursday he wrote the heartfelt message to a group of friends telling them he loved them and urging them to pass it on

‘The way everyone is losing their life out there in the streets, storms, hurricanes, illnesses you never know when it could be one of us,’ he wrote.

‘And if it is one of us, I want to let you know that I cared about you. Forward this to everyone you care about including me.’

Mr McLean’s friend Dylan King said though the message ended up being eerily accurate, it was hard to believe his childhood friend was gone.

‘He was such a generous guy with a lot of friends who’d offer his mates the shirt off his back,’ Mr King told Daily Mail Australia.

‘He was a fun guy, good outdoors man too, loved four-wheel-driving, fishing, and finding some random river to go for a swim in.’

Mr McLean's friend Dylan King said though the message ended up being eerily accurate, it was hard to believe his childhood friend was gone

Mr McLean’s friend Dylan King said though the message ended up being eerily accurate, it was hard to believe his childhood friend was gone

Mr McLean was allegedly stabbed by Benjamin Joshua George, 25, (pictured) during a roadside argument, leaving him bleeding at a busy intersection and driving off 

Mr McLean was allegedly stabbed by Benjamin Joshua George, 25, (pictured) during a roadside argument, leaving him bleeding at a busy intersection and driving off 

McLean tried to drive himself to hospital while bleeding profusely, but crashed into a parked car just metres before he got there

McLean tried to drive himself to hospital while bleeding profusely, but crashed into a parked car just metres before he got there

Mr King said his old mate adored his 11-year-old son Sai and regretted things didn’t work out with his ex-girlfriend.

‘He had a lot of potential we were all waiting for him to realise. I guess now he’ll never get his chance,’ he said.

Mr McLean was allegedly stabbed by Benjamin Joshua George during a roadside argument, leaving him bleeding at a busy intersection and driving off.

Charges against the 25-year-old were upgraded to murder after his alleged victim died in hospital.  

Mr McLean tried to drive himself to hospital while bleeding profusely, but crashed into a parked car just metres before he got there.

The owner of the car he drove into found him slumped behind the wheel when he went to confront him.

'He was such a generous guy with a lot of friends who'd offer his mates the shirt off his back,' Mr King said of Mr McLean (pictured)

‘He was such a generous guy with a lot of friends who’d offer his mates the shirt off his back,’ Mr King said of Mr McLean (pictured)

George begged the victim's family for forgiveness as he appeared in court on Monday, saying 'can I just say I'm sorry to everyone'

George begged the victim’s family for forgiveness as he appeared in court on Monday, saying ‘can I just say I’m sorry to everyone’

Mr McLean's bloodstained car that he tried to drive to the hospital after he was stabbed

Mr McLean’s bloodstained car that he tried to drive to the hospital after he was stabbed

Mr McLean was rushed to Royal Adelaide Hospital in a serious condition and had emergency surgery while clinging to life, but died on Tuesday. 

George begged Mr McLean’s family for forgiveness as he appeared in court on Monday, saying ‘can I just say I’m sorry to everyone’, according to the Adelaide Advertiser.

George was remanded in custody to face court again in January, causing his family to burst into tears as they watched from the gallery.

Magistrate Yoong Fee Chin said George could apply for bail at a future court date.

The owner of the car he drove into (pictured) found him slumped behind the wheel when he went to confront him soon after the stabbing at 10.40am on Saturday

The owner of the car he drove into (pictured) found him slumped behind the wheel when he went to confront him soon after the stabbing at 10.40am on Saturday

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