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PORT ST. LUCIE (CBSMiami) – Florida has seen its fair share of bizarre and unusual accidents but an accident in St. Lucie County was caused by a flying turtle.

No, the turtle did not grow wings and fly.

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(Photo: St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office)

According to the St. Lucie County Fire District, a tractor trailer kicked up a turtle on the highway, sending it airborne.

The turtle then smashed through the front windshield of a car.

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The good news is neither the turtle nor the driver was hurt.

Crews released the turtle to a more familiar environment.


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