Exhaust-ing ordeal: Woman gets head stuck in tailpipe

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WINSTED, Minn. (AP) — A young woman endured an exhaust-ing ordeal when she got her head stuck in a truck’s oversized tailpipe at a Minnesota music festival.

Firefighters used a power saw to free the woman from her predicament at last weekend’s Winstock Music Festival in Winsted, about 40 miles west of Minneapolis. Video of the rescue was posted on Facebook and has been viewed over 2.5 million times.

The Winsted Fire Department was called in and used a power saw to aid in the extrication.

KARE-TV reports that it’s unknown how she ended up with her head in the tailpipe, but alcohol may have been a factor: The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says she was cited for underage drinking and escorted out.

The young woman outed herself on her Facebook page, with a post that declares: “Yes, I’m the tail pipe girl, whatchu know about it?”

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