Coal truck drivers close encounter with rock slide

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KNOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A coal truck drivers quick reaction possibly saved his life on Thursday.

Around 3:30 p.m. the driver was passing Carr Creek Lake when rocks slid down the hill and crashed into the front of his truck.

Though it did some damage to the 18-wheeler, the driver said if the rocks would have fallen two seconds later he believes they would have crashed into the cab of his truck.