CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Car split in half after hitting a light pole in Friedly, Minnesota.

traffic light camera caught an unbelievable accident

This insane video is a tragic reminder of just how dangerous driving can be.

As far as the police report goes, we only know that the car driver whose car was cut in half died from their injuries, and one of the other drivers suffered non-life-threatening injuries. At the time of this post, we do not know what factors caused the car to be on the wrong side of the road and barrel into a light pole and other cars. But life can literally change in a second after losing control of a car. And life did change for those people last night.

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This story is out of Minnesota, but reckless driving is also a North Dakota issue.

According to a 2021 study by Car Insurance Comparison, North Dakota made a list of "10 States with the Most Reckless Drivers" in 2019. That year, there were 69 reckless driving fatalities, which is, "9.05 reckless driving fatal crashes per 100,000 residents." That may be a small percentage of the population, but driving recklessly is a dangerous choice. Make a smart choice and pay attention to your vehicle and the road.

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

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