Who knew that local television reporting could be dangerous? Tori Yorgey of WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia could provide some insight. Yorgey was reporting on a water main break in nearby Dunbar during an evening broadcast on January 19, when she was struck by a white S.U.V. and knocked down. The camera fell to the ground as well, and from outside the shot, Yorgey could be heard telling her in-studio colleague, “I just got hit by a car, but I’m OK.”
Regardless of Yorgey’s nonchalant demeanor, it was a frightening episode.