Man survives after being hit by Alabama demolition

A demolition worker has survived after a 113-year-old smokestack fell on him in Alabama, US.

Tim Phifer, the driver of the vehicle that the smokestack collapsed on, was left with only a scratch.

During the demolition explosive charges initially failed to bring the tower down.

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0 1. Dennyboy commented 9 years ago

I bet he needed a change of underwear after that..... :D
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+9 2. DryBarber commented 9 years ago
there is a drone video of accident
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+10 3. nomaddaf commented 9 years ago

We have a 62 year old demolition company and that was inevitable.He couldn't have gone about that more poorly.Very lucky to be alive.
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+4 4. Geekster (admin) commented 9 years ago

I just cracked when I saw his dirty face and under it the Demolition Engineer title >:) >:) >:) >:)
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+2 5. Burimi commented 9 years ago

#2 Thanks!
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+7 6. torbengb commented 9 years ago

The (nice!) video from #2 shows what a perfect hit it was - he couldn't have been more in the way even if he tried.
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0 7. edz commented 9 years ago

shuld have called for Fred Digbugh
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-3 8. fjwjr commented 9 years ago

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+6 9. Sizzlik (admin) commented 9 years ago

#8 see #2 ;)
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+1 10. Gringo_el_Diablo commented 9 years ago

I wanna be just like Alabama man! :)