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Crane accident victim’s widow blames tire companies for blowout causing crash

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The wife of a local man killed in a crash earlier this year is suing two tire companies she says are responsible for the blowout which caused a construction crane to lose control. John Wells was operating the 1980 construction crane May 26, 2016, around 1 p.m. on I-75 southbound in Manatee County when the crane’s front tire thread came undone. The crane veered right, went off the road into an embankment, then crossed the entrance ramp before crashing into…

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