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Posted: April 26, 2013 12:22 p.m.

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Minivan driver killed by flying tire on I-85

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a tire from a truck that flew over a freeway median near Atlanta struck and killed the driver of a minivan heading the opposite direction.

DeKalb County police say the accident happened during the morning rush hour, around 8:30 a.m. Friday, on Interstate 85 south of Shallowford Road.

Police said a Dodge pickup truck was heading north on I-85 when one of its tires came off and flew over the median wall. The tire struck the driver of a minivan that was in a southbound lane.

WSB-TV reports ( that the 47-year-old female driver was pronounced dead at the crash scene.

A 16-year-old passenger was taken to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston for evaluation.


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