Tire Explosion Victim Dies

Brian Kelly

ARNOLD, MO (KMOX)-The Arnold auto repair shop worker who was injured when a truck tire exploded Monday morning, has died.

The 29-year-old was airing up a tire at Best Auto Repair on Michigan Avenue when it exploded, sending him flying several feet into a wall. The tire’s rim also blew apart, sending shrapnel into his chest and torso.

His name has not been released.

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