Couple trapped by power line speak out

Tom and Linda Cook said a pole landed in the center of their roof when more poles started to fall, and first responders worked desperately to navigate live wires to rescue them.
1:57 | 04/08/19

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I can't imagine. A close call for a couple trapped by a power line pole slamming into their car. This morning, they're out of the hospital and sharing the details. Stephanie Ramos is here with their story. Good morning. Reporter: Janai, good morning. You can call them blessed. Call it all a miracle. The couple says they are just grateful to be alive. This morning, authorities are unvest gating what caused this chain reaction of power lines to come crashing down. One after another. Causing nearly a mile and half of mayhem on a busy road outside of Seattle. I heard a loud boom. Crashing. Power lines are falling. It was so surreal. It was one after another after another. Reporter: If all, 24 power lining were knocked down frud afternoon. People nearby forced to walk maize to avoid the danger. Stay under the bridge? Reporter: Tom and Linda cook were trapped inside their mangled car. First responders working desperately to navigate the live wires and pull the out. If I would see that car. As a -- as a -- bystander or someone looking at it, I'm saying people died in that car. The fact that we didn't amazes Reporter: Tom says he swerved. One pole landing smack in the center of his roof. Then more started to fall. It couldn't have picked a more perfect place to hit. Reporter: This morning, he and his wife are just thankful to be alive. It wasn't my time. And besides, I decided I want to live to be 100. Reporter: Maybe she will. It's still unclear what triggered the poles to come crashing down. Imagine being in the vehicle. The pole comes crashing down. Nay just have a couple of bruises. The images and the bruises leafs you shocked. Incredible. Coming up next here, first on "Gma," that exclusive neek speak of "Avengers: Endgame" as

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