ESSEX, Va. (WLS) -- Here's a reminder of why you should always clear snow and ice off your car.
Todd Herrington was heading down a road in Virginia when large sheets of snow flew off a big rig and smashed into his windshield.
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He wasn't hurt, but his SUV was badly damaged.
Authorities were able to track down the trucker. His insurance will cover the repair costs.
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