Man bites off another man's nose in fight

A man allegedly bit off another man's nose Tuesday at a Burger King after the two got into a fight. The man who lost his nose says Gary Eastwood hit his car while the two were in line at the fast food restaurant's drive-thru. Then the two got out of their vehicles, got into a fight, and Eastwood bit the guy's nose off.

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From ABC News 4:

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old Gary Nell Eastwood Tuesday night around 9:45 and charged him with assault and battery.

The victim, 32-year-old Thomas James Easterling, told deputies he was waiting in line at a Burger King on Folly Road, when he noticed a truck behind him “smoking his tires and acting aggressively.” According to the incident report, the truck rammed the victim’s car. Easterling got out of his car and approached Eastwood. Witnesses say that’s when a fight broke out and Eastwood bit off Easterling’s nose and spit it out.

The piece of nose was found and reattached at MUSC, though, luckily for Mr. Easterling.

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