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Accident: 68414.015 - Tow Truck Driver Is Struck And Killed By Passing Vehicle

Accident: 68414.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 09/22/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
999841.01510/10/2014A And A Towing & Recovery,Inc.

At 9:30 p.m. on September 22, 2014, a tow truck driver was dispatched to a site to assist a disabled motorist along a highway. While the tow truck driver used a winch to pull the disabled vehicle onto the flatbed of his truck, another vehic le collided with the tow truck. The collision caused the two truck driver to be thrown against the back of his vehicle cab and struck the winch supports. The to w truck driver was killed.

Keywords: highway, highway shoulder, motor vehicle, struck by, tow truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 999841.015 55 M Fatality Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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