Dale Earnhardt Is Alive And Pulls A Rock Hauler.

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Scott B.'s Comment
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I-77 S in WV about MM 81 or 82 there is an exit on a fairly steep downgrade. Two rock haulers where apparently running together when the lead truck decided to take the exit while the 2nd truck was in the left lane for some reason. The 2nd truck slammed his brakes completely locking them up and jerked the wheel to the right. He was now at highway speed traveling across the highway directly into the side of a mountain. Then he hit the taper of the exit and I'll swear til I die that he caught a little bit of air but I can't be 100% sure because of the clouds of dust, tire smoke and brake smoke everywhere. At that point, the driver locks the brakes down again and did what looked like a power slide one would do on a motorcycle back to the left and calmly slowed down for the light at the bottom of the ramp. Wish I had it on a dash cam because the entire maneuver was just unbelievable. The black marks in the highway are still there and if you see them it's fairly easy to re-create the event. My jaw was pretty much laying on top of the shifter boot at the time and I'm pretty sure had I hit the other truck an investigation would show that I was still in cruise control. I've honestly never seen anything like it in a movie, it would be too unbelievable even for Hollywood.

PorkChop's Comment
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Reminded me of this video…

!!! LANGUAGE WARNING !!! (for our more sensitive viewers)

Truck goes airborn.

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Joe S. (a.k.a. The Blue 's Comment
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They are actually coal haulers.

There is a coal tipple outside of Montgomery WV. And others around the area.

If you travel the WV turnpike enough, you will see all kind of thing happen with those trucks.

I am amazed that there are not at least 3 or 4 accidents every day thru there.

Keep it safe out here, the life you save might be your own. Joe S.

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