Car dangles from Mayo Clinic parking garage

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A car nearly crashed off the seventh story of a Rochester parking ramp Friday morning, thankfully the driver and passenger were not hurt, according to media reports.

The woman drove into high-tension cables and wedged the vehicle beneath a steel beam, KAAL says. Firefighters believe the woman either drove too far and too fast while parking or hit the gas pedal instead of the brake.

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"The car was pretty wedged. There's a beam above it, approximately a 3-foot gap between the top beam and the concrete. The car was wedged in between. It would have taken a much greater force than just accidentally running into it to go through," Battalion Chief Bill MacMongle with the Rochester Fire Department told KAAL.

The incident happened after 8 a.m. Friday at the Damon Ramp at the Mayo Clinic. Around 10 a.m., a tow truck yanked the vehicle back inside the parking garage, KTTC says.

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