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Missouri Tow Operator Struck and Killed Feb. 7

Tow operator Timothy J. Williams, 55, was struck and killed at approximately 9 p.m., Friday, February 7, on U.S. Highway 65 near Springfield, Mo. An employee with Affordable Towing of Springfield, Williams was standing beside a vehicle on the roadside when a vehicle driven by Christopher Rice, 27, traveled off the road and hit Williams,…

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Tow Operator Struck and Killed in Illinois

A tow operator was struck and killed Wednesday morning, Jan. 1 in Maywood, Illinois. The Illinois State Police said the operator was at the scene of a crash on I-290 near 9th Avenue and was hit by another vehicle. The identity of the operator has not been released. The driver of the vehicle that struck…

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Louisville, Ky. Police Department Tow Operator Dies After Becoming Trapped Under Tow Truck

The Louisville (Kentucky) Metro Police Department (LMPD) is investigating the death of one of its civilian tow truck drivers who was killed Tuesday morning, Dec.31, while attempting to tow an abandoned pick-up from the side of Interstate I-64 west in Louisville. According to an LMPD spokesman the incident occurred at approximately 9:15 a.m. While hooking…

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