TRAFFIC ALERT In Prince George’s County, all lanes of northbound Route 5/Branch Ave. are blocked at Surratts Road because of a crash.

Man killed at Brunswick Auto Repair after tire blows up

The freak accident occurred at Brunswick Auto Repair. (WTOP/David Burd)

BRUNSWICK, Md. – A worker was killed at Brunswick Auto Repair after a tire he was working on blew up in his face Wednesday morning.

At 10 a.m., Maryland State Police and the medical examiner were on the scene in the 1400 block of Souder Road.

WTOP’s David Burd is on the scene and will have more details as they become available.

WTOP’s David Burd contributed to this report. Follow @DavidBurdWTOP and @WTOP on Twitter.

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