Startling video shows the dangers of riding in the bed of a pickup truck

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Have you ever ridden in the back of a pickup truck? Well, North Carolina agencies are advising against it and a new video shows why. (WTVD)

Have you ever ridden in the back of a pickup truck?

Well, North Carolina agencies are advising against it and a new video shows why.

The video was originally posted to the North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program Facebook page as part of a Click it or Ticket campaign. It was then posted to the Kitty Hawk Police Department page, where it was shared more than 49,000 times.



The video shows a car running into the back of a pickup truck that had dummies in the back.

The dummies go flying into the air and then fall back to the ground.
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