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Tire Explosion

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MADILL, OK -- A Madill man had to be flown to the hospital today after he was hurt in a freak accident on the job.

It happened at mike's tire and lube on south 2nd St. in Madill this afternoon.

Police say the man was trying to change the tire when it exploded.  

The man was flown to a hospital in Plano.

They say he was putting air in a semi truck's tire when it exploded and hit him.

We're told he has a compound fracture to his leg.

His name has not been released.