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Stock Image of an SUV (Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

Stock Image of an SUV (Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A worker at a Springfield convenience store says he would probably be dead if he hadn’t moved just seconds before an SUV came crashing through the window.

Jermaine Adorno says he was mopping the floor in the 7-Eleven at about 1:45 a.m. Monday when the vehicle flew through the window where it got lodged with its front tire resting on the counter.

Adorno tells WWLP-TV if he hadn’t moved the SUV would have crushed his skull.

The driver, identified by police as a 26-year-old Fabricio Maradiaga of Hartford, Conn., was taken to the hospital after the crash. Police say he is expected to face charges of drunken driving, speeding, and driving without a license. Police say there we no skid marks in the store parking lot.

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