The Minnesota State Patrol posted this picture on its Facebook page this afternoon. A tailpipe fell off a car or truck and plunged through the window of this SUV on 35 E south just south of Yankee Doodle in Eagan yesterday afternoon.
It’s not known whether it fell off an exhaust system or was in a load of scrap metal being transported at the time.
Nobody got hurt, but imagine if the driver had been texting or otherwise distracted.
(h/t: Julia Schrenkler)
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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