publication date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 (part of Winter 2022)

category: Accidents

clue: During her last week on the air reporting in West Virginia, she expected to be hit with a lot of farewells and memories, not with a pickup truck.

explanation: Yorgey, who had recently resigned from West Virginia news station WSAZ to work elsewhere, was reporting live in January 2022 when she was struck by a pickup truck on camera. She continued talking until she could get the camera repositioned and continue her report, assuring the audience that she was all right. Her unflappable reaction caused a stir online. more…

intended difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, and Jesse King

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