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UPDATE: One man dead after workplace accident at Cape Coral tire shop

A bizarre tragedy unfolded inside a Firestone on Sunday.
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Posted at 6:49 PM, Jun 23, 2024


Cape Coral Community Correspondent Colton Chavez went to find out more about what happened at a local Firestone shop, where, police say, a tire exploded and a worker was killed. WATCH to see what he learned Wednesday:

"IT'S BIZARRE"| Friends and auto experts discuss deadly tire explosion in Cape Coral

***Original Reporting***

Cape Coral Police were conducting death investigation at the Firestone off Skyline Boulevard and Veterans Memorial Parkway on Sunday.

Police told Fox 4 they were called around 1 pm to the Firestone Tire Shop. They say a workplace accident occurred involving a tire explosion in the garage killing one man.

Cape Coral police say this is an isolated event.