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Old 07-16-2007, 03:01 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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One breaks loose, goes on tear near college.

Alex Habay was in his Ford Taurus, stopped at a traffic light in downtown Meadville, Crawford County, yesterday morning, thinking about nothing, idly listening to a radio commercial while on his way to his summer job at the YMCA.

That's when a 1,500-pound wrecking ball smashed into the rear of his car.

Meadville mishap defines wrecking ball

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Old 07-28-2009, 11:19 PM
 
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Funny how it parked it self right in the trunk. Puts a whole new meaning to overloaded trunk!!!!LOL
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:02 AM
 
Location: Northeast Tennessee
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Geesy creesy!

"Honey, I am sorry, but I had a small mishap with the car".

He is lucky it didnt smash over his head!
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Old 07-29-2009, 05:14 AM
 
Location: Cold Frozen North
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That must have been a sight to see that wrecking ball rumbling down the street.
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Old 07-29-2009, 10:55 AM
 
Location: Kansas
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Funny how it parked it self right in the trunk.
That was my thought exactly. It's just dead center in the trunk. It couldn't be much better than that.
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:06 AM
 
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Its part of the crash for clunkers program.
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:30 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Wouldn't the trunk lid have a bit more damage than that? How exactly did it open instead of collapsing into the trunk?
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Kansas
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^ I can't figure that one out either. I guess you just had to see it happen or something to understand how the trunk came open.


...maybe the ball was rolling and not bouncing?
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:03 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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The guy's very lucky.
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
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Honey, I got us a new car with no payments!
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