Islip man says tire in fatal crash came from his trailer

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An Islip man has come forward, telling police that he believes a tire involved in a fatal accident came from his trailer.

Joseph Nickel says he was driving a Ford F-350 pickup Thursday and towing a trailer. He later realized he was missing a tire.

Chopper 12 about the scene on Sunrise Highway | Police: Man killed after tire strikes vehicle on Sunrise Highway 

David Dorazio was killed when a tire hit his car on Sunrise Highway.

There were no other injuries. 

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