An Alaskan man was killed on vacation after a piece of metal fell off a truck and hit a highway windshield

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  • An Alaskan man died after a piece of metal hit the windshield while driving on the freeway.

  • At the time of the incident, 69-year-old Thomas Arlington was on vacation in Massachusetts.

  • According to police, his passengers were only slightly injured.

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A man in Alaska died on Friday morning after a dump truck’s metal tool crashed into the windshield while driving on the freeway. Mass live report.

A man identified as 69-year-old Thomas Arlington in Palmer, Alaska, drove Massachusetts Interstate Highway 95 when a concrete screed fell off a truck and “pierced the windshield” of a rental car and was injured. Was there. Massachusetts police said..

“Seriously injured Arlington was able to stop the vehicle in the third lane before succumbing to the injury,” police said in a news release. “First responders determined that he had died on the scene.”

A 68-year-old woman in the passenger seat at the time of the accident was slightly injured. According to police, she was sent to the hospital but later released.

Massachusetts police said Arlington arrived in the state early that day for a vacation.

The truck driver identified as a 21-year-old man is working with authorities. The case is under investigation and “determines whether the prosecution is justified,” police said.

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