Tire flies off car, kills driver on Garden State Parkway

March 1, 2011 3:24:04 PM PST
Police in New Jersey are investigating a freak accident on the Garden State Parkway.

The accident happened on the southbound side in Kenilworth Monday night, right before exit 138.

A tire flew off a car and plunged through the windshield of a white Hyundai Sonata, killing the driver.

Russell Seratelli, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene. His 25-year-old daughter was in the passenger seat and was not hurt.

The accident snarled traffic for five miles during the evening rush hour.

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