Pipe smashes through vehicle’s windshield on Ohio interstate

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — A woman escaped injury Thursday after a large pipe crashed through the windshield of an SUV she was driving on an Ohio interstate, authorities said.

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The 42-year-old Sylvania resident, who was not identified, was traveling northbound on Interstate 75 near Bowling Green, according to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

A vehicle in front of the Mercedes-Benz SUV struck a metal pole at around 4:45 p.m., sending it airborne, WJW reported.

The pipe penetrated the vehicle on the passenger’s side, the television station reported. The woman was alone in the vehicle, troopers said.

There was no information about the vehicle that struck the pole, WJW reported.