University of Michigan student killed in car accident

Tire smashed through windshield on highway

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ANN ARBOR TWP, Mich. - A University of Michigan student, Wooram Choi, died after a tire from a snowmobile trailer crossed the median on U.S. 23 Thursday and smashed through his windshield.

Choi, 20, of Ann Arbor, was an undergrad in business administration at the university and was pronounced dead at the scene. According to Michigan State Police, Choi was driving southbound near Joy Road in Ann Arbor Township when the tire flew off the trailer being hauled by a northbound truck and hit his vehicle.

The driver of the truck is a 46-year old man from Ohio. It is unknown if charges will be filed as the accident remains under investigation.

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