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Semi-truck smashes into woman's backyard

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The semi-truck smashed into a woman's backyard, destroying her fence, landing on top of her car, and then eventually slid into her garage near Helena Street and Dalton Avenue. The damage is pretty extensive. "I started shaking because I couldn't believe what I was seeing," said Nikole Behne.   

Behne was inside her home when the truck came barreling down the street and into her yard. She was picking out clothes for what was supposed to be a special day. "Today is my anniversary. We were planning on going out to sushi which we will not be doing tonight because now we have to pay our $1,000 house deductible and my car deductible," said Behne.

A few blocks away near Hogan and Liberty, Daren Suiter was arrested for crashing the semi-truck into Behne's yard, leaving a mess and a day that she won't forget. "I didn't expect this to be my day," said Behne.      

She's grateful nobody in her family got hurt because normally her children are outside playing in the backyard.      

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