Nashville man killed when concrete tossed from bridge

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Tennessee Man Killed By Piece Of Concrete That Fell Off Overpass

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A man driving on a Nashville highway was killed when a chunk of concrete fell from an overpass, smashing into his car.

Joe Shelton Jr. was driving on Interstate 24 when piece of concrete went through his windshield, hitting him in the face, early Tuesday morning, WZTV reported.

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Police believe it was thrown from a bridge above and looked like it was part of a curb and not a part of the bridge, ABC News reported.

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In this photo released by the Nashville Police, an officer holds large piece of concrete that struck a vehicle on Interstate 24, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. police believe a piece of concrete may have been thrown from an overpass and are looking for witnesses who may have seen it happen.

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In this photo released by the Nashville Police, an officer holds large piece of concrete that struck a vehicle on Interstate 24, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. police believe a piece of concrete may have been thrown from an overpass and are looking for witnesses who may have seen it happen.

Credit: Nashville Police via AP

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In this photo released by the Nashville Police, an officer holds large piece of concrete that struck a vehicle on Interstate 24, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. police believe a piece of concrete may have been thrown from an overpass and are looking for witnesses who may have seen it happen.

Credit: Nashville Police via AP

Credit: Nashville Police via AP

Shelton hit a pickup truck then smashed into a guardrail before stopping.

Police are looking at surveillance video to see what happened, WZTV reported.

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