(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A man driving on Interstate 580 was killed when a metal pipe broke through his windshield and hit him in the jaw.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the man was driving west on I-580 near Livermore at about 8 a.m. on Wednesday when the accident occurred. After the pipe smashed through his front windshield, the victim's vehicle proceeded to crash into an embankment.
The victim died at the scene.
The two to three foot long pipe was likely being used as leverage to strap down some heavy items on a truck, a California Highway Patrol officer told the Chronicle.
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