MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A passenger in a car was killed after a tire flew off an oncoming vehicle and through the windshield of the victim’s car on the interstate in Dane County.

The State Patrol says the fatal accident happened shortly after 1 a.m. Monday on Interstate 39/90 near Madison’s Beltline interchange. The driver of the car hit by the tire lost control of the vehicle and slid into a concrete barrier.

The victim, a 55-year-old Lombard, Illinois, man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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