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Reporter, and Philadelphia-area native, Tori Yorgey was hit by a car during her live shot on WSAZ. [Screenshot]

Meet Tori Yorgey. She’s a reporter at WSAZ TV in West Virginia. She graduated from Penn State. She grew up outside of Philadelphia. Those three details  are pertinent to this video:

WSAZ breaking news reporter, Tori Yorgey, was on location at a water main break in Dunbar, West Virginia. Before she even had a chance to get a word out, a car drove directly through her live shot and knocked her to the ground.

Like the professional that she is, Tori immediately jumped up and exclaimed, “I’m okay, Tim.”  We learned later that the anchor back in studio, Tim Irr, could not see what was going on. That explains him oddly calm demeaner.

Off screen, the driver of the car can be heard checking on the young reporter.  “That’s live TV for ya… it’s all good!” Tori replied. Then she added what is possibly the best line of the entire video: “I actually got hit by a car in college too. Just like that.”

Tori graduated from Penn State in 2018.

As far as we can tell, that’s also where her news career began. She worked at B 94.5 in State College and Fox 29 in Philadelphia before joining WSAZ in West Virginia. In February she will begin her next chapter at WTAE in Pittsburgh.

Tori checked in with her hometown radio show to share the full story, including that college incident we’re all curious about: