Mainstreet Cape Breton | Feb 7, 2013 | 6:00

Stephen Tobin - Ice Crash

Taking that extra time to clean off your car really can make a difference. A Sydney man driving from Halifax back to Cape Breton encountered a hunk of ice flying through the air. The piece of ice was larger than the windshield of his car when it struck. Miraculously, Stephen Tobin survived the accident. He spoke with reporter Norma Jean MacPhee earlier today.

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