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It looks like the food is not the only thing that can kill you at McDonald’s…

10:17 AM EDT on September 5, 2014

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A few Oklahomans are lucky to be alive today thanks to the Golden Arches pictured above.

On Wednesday evening, a huge ass McDonald's sign crashed atop a couple of cars parked in a McDonald's drive thru line in Weatherford, saving the drivers from ingesting a toxic mix of processed carbs, sugars and saturated fats.

The fallen sign is being called a hero.

"It's a miracle nobody died" said eyewitness Marla Davis. "If that sign didn't fall and crush their cars when it did, who knows what type of food they would have eaten."

Okay, sorry about that awful Onion audition. It just kind of happened. Here's the real story from News9.com:

A freak accident at the Weatherford McDonald's sent two drivers to the hospital, Wednesday evening.
It happened at McDonald's, located at 105 N. Washington Street in Weatherford.

Interim Fire Chief Mike Karlin said a McDonald's golden arch sign crashed down onto two vehicles in the drive-thru, injuring both drivers.

Karlin says one of the drivers was trapped for about 15 minutes but neither one has any major injuries.

It is unclear what caused the sign to fall.

If that happened to me, I'd have a really strange type of victim's remorse thing. I'm sure I'd be happy to be alive, but I'd also feel a bit guilty missing out one of the coolest deaths of 2014. Seriously, getting crushed by a giant McDonald's sign while waiting in line at a drive-thru would make you an instant Internet celebrity. The only thing to top it would be if a giant KFC bucket smashed you instead. Buzzfeed, Huffington Post and even the KFOR Social Media Bandit would all talk about your life and tragic story, especially if you're a pretty white girl. You'd become a legend at the next high school reunion:

"Hear what happened to old Patrick?"

"The Lost Ogle guy?"

"Yeah, he got crushed waiting in line at McDonald's."

"You don't say?"

"Apparently there was a line at Braum's and he figured going somewhere else would be faster."

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