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Woman dies after tire strikes car



SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — Police have identified a 49-year-old woman who was killed during the morning commute Oct. 19 when a tire flew off of a truck and crashed through her windshield.

A truck traveling northbound on Ga. 400 near Pitts Road lost a wheel and tire.

According to Sandy Springs police, the wheel went over the dividing wall and struck a southbound Nissan.

The driver of the car, Julianna Shedrawy of Alpharetta, died on scene.

The accident temporarily blocked multiple lanes in both directions while police and emergency crews responded. No charges have been filed in connection with the incident.

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