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Tow Truck Driver Arrested in Fiery Crash That Killed Miami-Dade College Professor – NBC 6 South Florida

A tow truck driver has been arrested in connection with a fiery crash in Miami last month that killed a Miami-Dade College sign language professor.

Jose Garcia, 49, turned himself in Tuesday to face a vehicular homicide in a reckless manner charge in the Dec. 11 crash, an arrest report said.

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Loved ones identified the man killed in the crash as 69-year-old Jose Granda, a leader i…….

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‘He Hit the Gas’: Wicker Park Tow Ends With Guns Drawn, Driver on Hood of Truck – NBC Chicago

Trouble with private towing companies is a common complaint across Chicago, but what happened to Jermall Harvey last October stands in stark contrast to other stories.

What started with Harvey’s understanding of the law and his pleas for a tow truck to not take his car illegally, ended with him hanging onto the hood of the moving truck and the truck’s passenger pointing a loaded gun at him, all in motion while the truck drove through a busy intersection in Wicker …….

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Suspect shot, killed while trying to rob Detroit tow truck driver who has CPL – FOX 2 Detroit


DETROIT (FOX 2) – A tow truck driver shot and killed a suspect who tried to rob him on Detroit’s east side Monday.

Police said the truck driver was meeting with the suspect to buy a junk car in the area of 7 Mile and Kelly when he was ambushed around 9:35 a.m. The driver, who is a CPL holder, pulled out a gun and fatally shot the suspect.

While the shooting remains under investigation, Detroit police said it appears it was self-defense. 

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International student says Perth company ‘pressured’ her to have driveable car towed – ABC News

An international student in Perth says she was “pressured” to sign release papers by a tow truck driver who towed her car even though it was driveable after a hit-and-run prang.

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Acting Transport Minister John Carey said the company’s behaviour was “appalling”He encouraged people who felt they had been wronged to lodge official complaintsThe WA government is…….

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Aurora police looking for suspect in carjacking of tow truck – KUSA

APD said there is a large police presence in the area of East Virginia Avenue and South Havana Street in Denver after a suspect carjacked a tow truck.

AURORA, Colo. — Police are looking for a man wanted for carjacking a tow truck in Aurora Wednesday afternoon. 

The Aurora Police Department (APD) said the truck was stolen just after 2 p.m. from the area of Havana Street and Montview Boulevard. 


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Tow trucks in Minnesota work overtime to help stranded drivers – KSTP

Tow truck drivers across Minnesota are putting in a lot of overtime this week to reach people stranded in their vehicles and help motorists who need a push or a pull out of deep snow during two days of busy storm activity.

Tony Robinson, with Bobby and Steve’s Auto World, told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS he has already worked 30 hours this week and he’s scheduled to be on the job through Saturday.

“We can’t leave our customers on the road, you know. They got a family to go …….

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The Harringtons, a tow truck driver and a young couple in a canoe on Como … You’re sainted! – St. Paul Pioneer Press


Last week as my husband was driving to a dental appointment, we slid down a hill, unable to stop or even slow down our vehicle, when a concrete retaining wall next to Highway 61 in St. Paul finally stopped us.

Three vehicles stopped to see if they could help us as the vehicle was badly damaged. I would like to saint the Harringtons who live nearby and offered to drive me home, because the tow truck we called was going to take a minimum of an hour and a half to reach us.


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Tow truck driver pulls from flooded vehicle in Nokesville –

A truck stuck in flood water on Fleetwood Drive at Cedar Run [File photo]An unidentified tow truck driver pulled another driver from rushing water in Prince William County.

The 9-1-1 call came in about 2 p.m. today, December 23, 2022, for a driver in a BMW in the 15300 block of Fleetwood Drive in Nokesville, near the Fauquier County line, who became trapped in rising water.

According to initial information, the tow truck driver pulled the driver to safety when rescue crews arri…….