Body camera footage taken from a Sweetwater County Sheriff's deputy shows just how close they sometimes come to tragedy on Wyoming's highways.

According to the sheriff's office, a deputy was working an extra patrol shift in the Wamsutter area and responding to multiple traffic crashes on Interstate 80.

Then, a fish-tailing tractor-trailer appears in the deputy's camera before hitting another slow-moving trailer

Wake Up Wyoming logo
Enter your number to get our free mobile app

Somehow, the lucky deputy manages to avoid the axle from the trailer.

Watch the video below:


More From Wake Up Wyoming