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Loose Truck Wheel Kills Man on an Oklahoma Turnpike

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that a wheel from tractor-trailer came off while driving. The wheel struck a man changing a tire along the Will Rogers Turnpike in Oklahoma.
Officials said Terrence James Luxton, 54, died in the accident 8 a.m. Friday. The accident report stated that Luxton was legally parked on the turnpike shoulder while changing his left front tire. A passing tractor-trailer rear wheel came off and struck Luxton, who died of a head injury.

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