By: KDKA-TV News Staff
SLIPPERY ROCK TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A truck driver narrowly avoided death after a massive steel coil crashed through his cab.READ MORE: Why Did Some Phones Not In The Path Of Thursday's Tornadoes Get Alerts While Others In Danger Didn't?
State police in Slippery Rock Township said the trucker was driving along Route 422 when a car began turning left.
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The driver says his truck’s braking assist feature sensed a collision might happen and automatically slammed on the breaks.
That caused one of the 39,000-pound steel coils the driver was hauling to break loose. One smashed through the passenger side of the cab.MORE NEWS: Walmart Issues Recall For Aromatherapy Spray Containing Dangerous Bacteria That Can Cause Death
Thankfully, no one was hurt.