A video excerpt from a live news telecast on WSAZ-TV has recently gone viral on the internet, after the video camera captured the reporter on sight getting hit by a car.

Tori Yorgey, a West Virginia-based reporter of WSAZ-TV, was hit by a car on Wednesday, moments after being on air. After the collision knocked her and her camera set up, Yorgey quickly stood up to continue her report.

Yorgey was knocked to the ground while speaking to news anchor Tim Irr. The 1 minute 37 seconds long video shows Yorgey listening while the anchor talks about a water main break in Dunbar, West Virginia. As Yorgey gets ready to report, a car behind her is seen turning, eventually knocking her over to the ground. Completely dazed by what had happened, Yorgey is seen frantically getting back up, panicking but assuring the anchor that she is doing okay. The video also shows a glimpse of a woman in the background, who is heard rushing towards Yorgey to offer help.

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After being hit, Yorgey is heard saying, “Oh my god! I just got hit by a car, but I’m okay. I just got hit by a car, but I’m okay, Tim.”

Anchor Tim Irr then responds, “That’s a first for you on TV, Tori,” Yorgey then states, “I’m okay, we are all good, you know, that is live TV for you,” adding, “I actually got hit by a car in college too just like that, I am so glad that I am okay.”

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Tim then goes on to say, “wow”, and proceeds to ask if she was hit on her lower body or up high. Yorgey then replies, “I don’t even know Tim. My whole life just flashed before my eyes.”  

Yorgey goes on to add that she intuitively felt something would happen during her last week at work.    

The video has gone viral on the internet. While some have praised the reporter for her dedication to work, many newspersons have expressed the issue of journalist safety in the industry, and how many reporters are required to shoot and report all by themselves in unsafe surroundings.

According to the Huffington Post, the reporter was taken to the ER for a medical examination to rule out any possible injuries.