Des Moines Man Killed In Freak Western Iowa Accident

A Des Moines man is dead after a freak accident Wednesday afternoon on I-29 in western Iowa.

The Iowa State Patrol says 51 year old Homero Carrillo was working on a bridge construction project Wednesday afternoon when a northbound pickup truck lost a tire just north of the Mondamin exit.

The patrol says the tire went through the median and struck Carrillo, who was working on the southbound I-29 bridge.

The road had been shut-down for construction. Carrillo died at the scene

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