Fallen Towers

Maryland Tow Operator Killed in Roadside Hit and Run

A 63-year-old tow truck operator was killed Wednesday night, November 6, in a hit and run crash in Temple Hills, Md. Reports say the operator was loading a disabled car on the road shoulder near southbound Branch Avenue and Coventry way and was struck as he walked to his tow truck. He was pronounced dead…

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Texas Tow Operator Dies in Traffic Collision

A Texas tow operator died Tuesday, September 3 from injuries received in a two-vehicle collision in Lubbock. According to news reports, Patric Barrio, 26, was driving a flatbed car carrier loaded with a vehicle on the deck and wheel-lift when it collided with an SUV at the intersection of Interstate 27 and 19th Street. Barrio reportedly…

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Indiana Tow Operator Dies in Crash

Clinton Simmons, 30, of Lebanon, Ind., was killed roadside last week in a chain-reaction crash involving a semi. Simmons was called out to repair a box truck that had a flat tire. He parked his truck in front of the broken down vehicle. He had completed the repair and was putting his tools in his…

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Off-Duty Officer Killed Tuesday While Loading A Vehicle

Tow Operator Down – Tommy Ray McKee, age 40, of Courtland, Miss., was killed roadside as he was loading a disabled vehicle on I-55. McKee apparently also was a police officer. “He was a great man and he will be deeply missed.” @MSTowingRecoveryProfessionalsAssociation >> Link to source here <<  

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