A contractor at the California airport was killed Tuesday night after the tire for the jet bridge on which he worked exploded, authorities reported.
Two contractors at John Wayne's airport in Santa Ana, where the 4-foot tire was torn about at 1
The Orange County Firefighting Crew and assistant paramedics at the airport rushed to the scene where an unknown contractor was declared dead.
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The second contractor refused medical care, reports FOX11.
It is unclear what caused the explosion of tires, and officials are investigating the incident. No flights were affected.