Freak accident claims Alaska man’s life after metal screed fell onto windshield, fatally striking him

20 days ago

New England news, Massachusetts news.

An Alaska man was killed in a freak accident in New England, Massachusetts where he had just arrived to spend his vacation.

69-year-old Thomas Arrington was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident on I-95 near Danvers, Massachusetts at around 8:23 a.m. Friday.

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  • Detectives said that a piece of metal, commonly known as a screed, fell from a dump truck right onto Arrington’s rental car, mortally injuring him.

    Despite the severe injuries, Arrington managed to veer into another lane and safely stop the car saving the life of a 68-year-old female passenger that was traveling with him.

    Cops later determined that the screed was carried by a 2020 Ford F550 dump truck driven by a 21-year-old employee of a Massachusetts company.