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2018-08-02 21:44

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Authorities say a 64-year-old driver has been killed when his car was struck by a tyre that flew off a private sanitation vehicle on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn, New York City.

Police say Robert Martinez was heading east at around 6:40 in the morning on Wednesday when the tyre came loose from the westbound sanitation vehicle. It went over the center media and smashed his windshield.

Freak accident

Police say Martinez suffered severe head injuries and was pronounced dead at a hospital. The driver of the garbage truck remained at the scene. No charges were filed.

Martinez was a building maintenance worker at the New York Police Department headquarters. 


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