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Florida man escapes death in bizarre highway crash

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -

A man narrowly escaped death in a bizarre crash in Florida Saturday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a semi carrying scrap metal overturned on a overpass ramp on I-4. The driver lost control of the truck, and a large piece of metal pipe, several feet long, fell directly onto a minivan below. The pipe caused heavy damage to the van, smashing the windshield, roof, driver's door, and passenger door behind the driver. 

Somehow, the driver of the minivan suffered only minor injuries in the incident. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The semi driver was ticketed for careless driving.

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