Watch Crack in Frozen Lake Swallows Pickup Truck Whole

first_imgStay on target The truck was being pulled out of the water late Sunday morning, Don Herman, owner of Sunk? Dive and Ice Service told the Fond du Lac Reporter.According to Herman,  the area of ice where the truck sank was unsafe, but the driver, who is from out of town, did not realize it.Christmas trees were actually laid down on the ice to warn fishers about the crack and to keep away, and the practice was known to locals. But the driver was not familiar with the area, and drove right into the danger zone. Mini Satellite View of Hurricane Dorian Shows Intense Storm ActivityWild Horses of NC to Ride Out Hurricane With ‘Butts to the Wind’ Lake versus truck: Who wins? The owner of a Ford pickup truck in Wisconsin found out the hard truth when he drove across an unsafe area on frozen Lake Winnebago.In video and photos posted by Bryce Sprang on Facebook on Saturday, the truck can be seen sinking into a crack in the icy lake.The video quickly went viral, racking up 3.1 million views by Monday. “He just drove in a bad spot, that’s all,” Herman told the Reporter.The driver got out of the truck in time before it sank and was not injured, authorities said.Apparently, vehicles sinking into the bottom of icy Lake Winnebago is not a rare occurrence. Herman said he had pulled 12 other vehicles from the lake so far this year.More on Geek.com:Snow Has Fallen in a Hawaii State Park for Perhaps the First Time EverFreezing Rain Creates Ghost Apples in Michigan OrchardWatch: Teslas, EVs Were Struggling During the Polar Vortex, Toolast_img

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