Teepee Poles Impale Car Windshield as Driver Survives

Washington State Patrol

A woman in Washington state narrowly survived a car crash in which dozens of 27-foot long poles went through her windshield today.

According to police in Deming, Wash., a woman driving a white Toyota Camry was driving behind a station wagon with a trailer full of "Teepee poles" when the station wagon slowed down to allow a dump truck to turn, ABC News affiliate KOMO reported. The driver of the Camry did not notice the station wagon slowing, and slammed into the trailer of poles.

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Dozens of the poles on the trailer crashed through her windshield and straight through her back window. The woman was taken to a hospital with minor injuries but is expected to recover, according to the report.

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The driver of the Camry told police she did not remember anything, according to the report.

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