Video shows couple's car trapped by more than 2 dozen fallen power poles

The poles that left Tom and Linda Cook's vehicle trapped spanned a mile of roadway and knocked out power for thousands.
1:14 | 04/09/19

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Transcript for Video shows couple's car trapped by more than 2 dozen fallen power poles
As this new storm sweeps across the country with blizzard conditions and damaging winds, don't, there's new surveillance just now emerging of the last wind storm in Seattle, and the remarkable moment a couple survives a utility pole smashing through their car, trapped by live wires. And here's ABC's Clayton Sandell. Reporter: A dangerous domino effect seen in new video tonight of more than two dozen power poles crashing down. One striking a direct hit on Tom and Linda cook's car. Right after the flash, I saw the pole start falling to the ground and I thought, wow, we have to find a way out. Reporter: The cooks were trapped, escaping with scrapes and bruises, but very lucky to be alive. I started to open the door and inheard someone say, that's not a good idea, because those wires might be live. And I said okay, I'll stay right here. Reporter: This person on a bicycle, narrowly missed getting hit by another pole, one of 26 that came down Friday near It was so surreal and then it was one after another after another. Reporter: The downed poles spanned a mile of roadway, knocking out power to thousands. The utility company says those poles were inspected back in 2016 and were not considered a safety hazard. The utility says it has hired an independent investigators to figure out what happened. David? Clayton, thank you. When we come back, the CDC

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