Ice missile injures driver

NC_icewindshield0203_700x394Grand Isle County, Ver. — (NECN) A 73-year-old Vermont woman is recovering from severe facial injuries suffered when a chunk of flying ice that witnesses said broke off the roof of a tractor-trailer smashed through her SUV’s windshield.

Judith Donaghy was driving in South Hero when the “ice missile” struck her car, according to Sheriff Ray Allen of Grand Isle County.

“This person could’ve been killed as a result of it,” Allen said.

Other drivers said a sheet of thick ice broke off the roof of a tractor trailer and hit Donaghy’s hood and windshield. The truck driver kept driving, perhaps unaware of what happened.

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