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Ty Bailey

Lightning Strikes Truck, Bursts Into Flames

 
Posted June 9th, 2014 @ 7:39am

Oh Canada...

Lightning struck the an elderly couple's vehicle, trapping them inside. 

Al and Betty Perry were travelling on the Highway on Saturday when a fireball engulfed their silver Chevy pickup truck. 

"It sounded like a sonic boom, that's how loud," Al Perry told CTV Edmonton. "I saw our lives pass in front of my eyes." 

A still taken from surveillance video shows the moment lightning struck a truck that had Al and Betty Perry inside. 

After the lightning strike, all of the vehicle's airbags deployed, parts of the truck completely melted from the heat, and smoke began to fill the cabin. 

The couple said they were unable to see, and there was a loud ringing in their ears.

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How scary?  There are a lot of things in life you can't control, including mother nature and other people on the roads.  BE CAREFUL OUT THERE!

 

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