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Holding breath crash

11 months ago May 26, 2014 May 26, 2014 Monday, May 26 2014 Monday, May 26, 2014 6:19:51 PM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

MANNING, OREGON- A teen is accused of causing a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath driving through a tunnel north west of Portland, Oregon.

Daniel Calhon told investigators he passed-out while holding his breath and drifted across the centerline and hit another car head-on. A pickup hit those two cars. Four people were hurt.

Some people hold their breath in tunnels as part of a game of out of superstition.

Calhon was cited for reckless driving, reckless endangerment and assault.

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