- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

CARO, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a Tuscola County man was killed when a tire exploded on a piece of farm equipment he was working on.

The Saginaw News and WNEM-TV report the 44-year-old man died Monday evening at a hospital after the accident on a farm east of Caro in Michigan’s rural Thumb region.

Authorities haven’t identified the man.

Sheriff’s officials say he had filled the tire on a tine rake when it exploded.

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