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Man dies in Florida crash caused by blown tire

November 13, 2018

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is dead after a tire blew out on his RV on the highway.

News outlets report that 47-year-old Jon MacDonough died Sunday afternoon while traveling on a stretch of Interstate 4 near Lakeland.

Florida Highway Patrol says MacDonough was heading west when the tire blew, causing the RV to swerve, hit a light pole and overturn. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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