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Runaway tire lands in windshield

Runaway tire lands in windshield

March 5, 1969: This runaway car wheel lodged into the windshield of a gasoline truck on the 710 Freeway and stuck there. Former Times staff photographer Frank Q. Brown photographed the truck at Atlantic Richfield yards. The driver was not hurt.

The photo below was published as stand-alone art in the March 6, 1969, Los Angeles Times. The close-up above was not published.

March 5, 1969: Runaway car wheel that hit the windshield of gasoline truck on the 710 Freeway is examined by Edward Yanes, mechanic at Atlantic Richfield yards.

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