Shocking moment avalanche barrels down mountain and covers Colorado highway

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No big deal, just an avalanche off I-70

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A Colorado motorist caught the dramatic moment when an avalanche rolled off a mountain and over the highway ahead of him.

Jacob Easton and his father were driving along Colorado's Interstate 70, between Frisco and Copper Mountain, Sunday when they suddenly spotted a 'big white cloud' of snow up ahead of them, Easton told KDVR.

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Easton said he started recording a video of the avalanche about two miles before Copper Mountain.

In the video, which Easton posted on Instagram, the avalanche can clearly be seen, gaining speed, on the left as they're driving.

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'Holy s**!' one of the two men exclaims. 'That's not going to come down here is it?'

'No, it is that is,' the other says.

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When the avalanche is almost at the road, the pair pull the car over to the shoulder. As the cloud of snow appears to completely cover the car ahead of them, they slowly reverse their own car to get to safety.

'Oh my god,' one of the men says. 'That was freakin' nuts!'


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