25 Average People Reveal The Single Scariest Thing They Have Ever Seen IRL

There’s nothing scarier than life itself. Just ask these people from Ask Reddit.
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1. The driver was cut in half and dangling from the trees

“Leaving town in the middle of the night for a business meeting the next morning I saw a car in a ditch on the highway. On the shoulder was a State Trooper puking behind his car. I pulled over to see if he was ok. He told me that the driver of the car in the ditch was in a pretty gruesome state. He then requested I not look up at the trees on the side of the highway…So of course I did. The driver had been thrown from the vehicle and somehow cut in half as he flew out the windshield. His legs were halfway through the windshield and his torso was stuck in some of the lower branches of one of the trees.” — Supa33

2. I woke up with a stranger on top of my body

“I was around 11 years old and I woke up in the middle of the night to a man straddled on top of me with his hand over my mouth and nose. He told me to roll over and not scream. I rolled onto the floor and tried to scream bloody murder (I say tried because when you are truly terrified it can take a second to find your voice) my mom heard me screaming and came in and fought with the guy, he was at least 6′ she was 5’3″ and scared him enough with the fighting and screaming that he took off out the window he had come in through. Never did catch him.” — mstibbs13

3. I found a dead stranger inside of a dumpster

“I found a body in a dumpster when I was taking out the trash at a complex. His hand was just sticking out into the air. I was like… what is that… I peered in and saw his dead fucking face. I ran back to my apartment, called 911. It was a dummy, so the cops said, but a really realistic zombie one. Ugh. I still get creeped out, even though I know it wasn’t real in the end.” — glittercatbear

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