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

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

Watch the video below: