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Minnesota Tow Truck Driver Struck on Interstate

Jan 31st, 2011 | By | Category: National News

A Minnesota tow truck driver was hit by a truck on Interstate 90 at 8:30 a.m. today, while working to pull a vehicle out of a ditch, according to a news report.

The accident happened near the westbound Winona exit. The tow truck driver, whose name has not been released, had just pulled a Chevy Tahoe out of a ditch when a Dodge Ram driven by 20-year-old Travis Rutt of Belle Plaine, struck the driver.

The driver was taken to a La Crosse hospital. The condition of the driver is not known. Rutt was not injured.

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the accident.