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Old 06 March 2008, 06:06 AM
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Icon81 Decapitated by a falling window

Comment: I read the following in the comments section of a blog:

"A story that has haunted me here in Chicago from several years back
occurred when a woman was walking on Wabash Street downtown holding the
hand of her small daughter. A sheet of window glass came loose from a high
window of a very old building-they'd had numerous violations- and sailed
down, decapitating her in front of her child."

Is this true?
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Old 06 March 2008, 06:09 AM
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I don't know if it's true but my advice is to stay calm and not lose your head over it.



Hmmm....
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Old 06 March 2008, 06:48 AM
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I don't know if it's true but my advice is to stay calm and not lose your head over it.
Sounds like something straight out of The Omen.
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Old 06 March 2008, 07:28 AM
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It's true.

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Old 06 March 2008, 08:01 AM
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Sounds like something straight out of The Omen.
I think in The Omen it was a sheet of glass that fell out of a window. I could be remembering it wrong though.
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Old 06 March 2008, 12:23 PM
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I think in The Omen it was a sheet of glass that fell out of a window. I could be remembering it wrong though.
I saw it long ago, but wasn't it a sheet of glass ejected from a truck, that came flying horizontally?
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Old 06 March 2008, 07:38 PM
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I saw it long ago, but wasn't it a sheet of glass ejected from a truck, that came flying horizontally?
Yea, it was. In The Omen, the truck was park on a slope. The truck then started rolling backwards down a hill, and pinned the guy against a wall and the pane of glass decapitated him that way.
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