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Mansfield, Ohio:

1200 block of Park Avenue West - A 41-year-old man told police Friday afternoon that he and a 70-year-old man do not get along because they are from rival tow companies.

 

He said while he was on the ground strapping down a car for towing, the older man kicked him in the center of his back. Police made a report and advised the younger man how to pursue charges.

 

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9 hours ago, TowNews said:

Wrecker driver hit and killed on shoulder of I-20

 

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Louisiana State Police say a wrecker driver is dead after he was hit and killed on the shoulder of Interstate 20 on Friday.

 

According to a spokesman from LSP, the crash happened shortly before 9:15 p.m. Friday on I-20 near the Ouachita/Richland Parish line.

 

Per LSP, the preliminary investigation revealed the wrecker driver, 65-year-old Lloyd Moore Jr. of Tallulah, was trying to load a disabled vehicle onto his wrecker on the shoulder of the interstate when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.

 

Moore was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ouachita Parish Coroner’s Office. Toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.

 

Louisiana State Police Press Release:

 

TROOP F NEWS RELEASE
August 3, 2019

Wrecker Driver Dies in Ouachita Parish Crash

 

Monroe – Shortly before 9:15 p.m., on August 2, 2019, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a crash on Interstate 20 near the Ouachita/Richland Parish line. The crash claimed the life of a wrecker driver.

 

The preliminary investigation revealed the wrecker driver, 65-year-old Lloyd Moore Jr. of Tallulah, was attempting to load a disabled vehicle onto his wrecker on the shoulder of I-20 when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.

 

Moore was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ouachita Parish Coroner’s Office. Toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.

 

Troopers urge citizens to remember that Louisiana’s “Move Over” law keeps EVERYONE safe. The “Move Over” requirement applies not only to first responders such as law enforcement, ambulance, and fire/rescue crews, but also to highway workers, tow and recovery truck operators, and any vehicle utilizing hazard/warning lights. Please MOVE OVER to keep them safe!

 

In 2019, Troop F has investigated 25 fatal crashes resulting in 30 deaths.

 

Contact Information:
M/T Michael Reichardt
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs Section
Office: (318) 345-2810
michael.reichardt@la.gov

R.I.P. Lloyd Moore Jr.

9 hours ago, TowNews said:

Mansfield, Ohio:

1200 block of Park Avenue West - A 41-year-old man told police Friday afternoon that he and a 70-year-old man do not get along because they are from rival tow companies.

 

He said while he was on the ground strapping down a car for towing, the older man kicked him in the center of his back. Police made a report and advised the younger man how to pursue charges.

 

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Are they 12 years old lol

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What The, does anyone have any details of these wrecker drivers. Who is this 70 year old out kicking a fellow tow operator?

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