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Trucker's dashcam captures near-miss with pedestrian on I-10

A trucker's dashcam footage has revealed a startling incident where a pedestrian almost got hit on Interstate 10 near Tucson, Arizona, in the early morning darkness.

The details: The trucker was driving along the interstate when a woman suddenly emerged in front of his rig, narrowly escaping a collision. The dashcam video, shared online, captured the heart-stopping moment.

Community reaction: While some viewers recognized the area as prone to such occurrences due to a nearby homeless population, others were simply relieved that a tragedy was avoided.

Driver's response: The truck driver urged caution with a note to "be safe out there y'all," after his employer shared the dashcam footage from the incident.

The video serves as a chilling reminder of the unexpected hazards truckers face on the road, highlighting their need for constant vigilance to ensure safety for all.

Thankfully, this incident didn't result in any injuries, reflecting the split-second decisions truckers often have to make.

Near Tucson Arizona early this morning
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