Driver on highway in Philadelphia dies after tire crashes through windshield

Tire went through the Toyota Corolla's front windshield

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A man died early Friday morning after the Pennsylvania State Police reportedly said he was struck by a loose tire on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia

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The incident occurred just after 12:30 a.m. ET in the southbound lanes of the highway between Broad and Front streets. 

According to FOX 29, police say a tire came off of a pickup truck driving in the northbound lane, went over the median and entered the southbound lanes. 

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The tire went through the Toyota Corolla's front windshield, striking the driver.

The man was transported to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where he later died. 

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The crash was cleared before the morning commute.