Laura Dyke, a 35-year-old mother of two, was behind the wheel.
She just started her shift, driving along SW Peacock Boulevard when things to a dangerous turn.
“It was crazy, I was slowing down, then I went to hit the brakes and the brakes wouldn’t push down,” she said. “So I swerve off into the ditch area.”
Then smoke started to come from the dashboard.
“A few flames started to come out, and then within probably seconds, it was totally up in flames,” Dyke said.
The truck almost melted away, destroying hundreds of letters and packages.