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Tow Truck Driver Hit, Killed On I-25 SB Near Castle Pines Pkwy

 

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – A tow truck worker was hit and killed by a driver on Thursday night along Interstate 25 in Castle Rock. Colorado State Patrol responded to the crash around 9:12 p.m. in the southbound lanes just before the Castle Pines Parkway exit.

 

Troopers say the tow truck driver was hit on the side of the road, possibly while assisting or towing a vehicle.

 

The driver who hit the man stayed at the scene, according to CSP.

 

Three lanes of southbound traffic are closed while CSP investigates the crash. Investigators have not said if the driver will face charges.

 

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UPDATED:

CASTLE PINES, Colo. (KRDO) -- A tow truck driver from Colorado Springs died after being hit by a car Thursday.

 

Colorado State Patrol says 30-year-old David Meyer was recovering a vehicle on the left-hand shoulder in the southbound lanes of I-25 near Castle Pines at 9:08 p.m. That's when a 2019 Dodge Ram, driven by a 30-year-old woman from Pueblo, hit Meyer.

 

CSP confirmed Meyer died after being hit. The driver wasn't injured and stayed at the scene.

 

Meyer worked for Bears Towing. Friday, Bears Towing is holding a small get-together to remember Meyer at 7:30 p.m. at 7470 Southmoor Drive in Fountain.

 

Bears Towing said there will be a procession for Meyer Saturday.

 

According to CSP, speed, alcohol, or drugs are not considered factors in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.

 

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Tow truck driver remembered in Fountain after being hit by a car on I-25

https://www.fox21news.com/top-stories/tow-truck-driver-remembered-in-fountain-after-being-hit-by-a-car-on-i-25/

 

 

 

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