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Hammer hits driver's windshield on highway in NW Kansas

Posted at 8:57 AM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 12:14:47-05

Imagine seeing a hammer flying through the air at you while you're driving. That's what happened to one semi driver in northwest Kansas this week. 

A truck in front of a driver ran over the tool and sent the hammer flying at a high rate of speed.

Trooper Tod with Kansas Highway Patrol posted the photos on his Facebook page saying, "This is a good lesson on following too closely. A 3-4 second following distance is recommended for normal dry conditions."

No injuries were reported. 

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Jade DeGood can be reached at Jade.DeGood@KSHB.com.

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