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Tower Down: Illinois 02-09-18


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The fatality of a tow truck driver has been confirmed. A tow truck driver was killed Friday Morning after pulling over to change a tire on Interstate 294. Illinois State Police said the driver was killed when the jack slipped, and the truck fell on top of him.


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Johnnytows1 posted on the old board at 9:56am confirmation was made at 8:56pm.


moe timcoe (NTL) posted the story link on the old board 02-10-18: 9:56am



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Thoughts and prayers to the family......

rest easy brother, we’ll pull the chains from here

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Christine and I send our prayers to the service technician's family and company. This is the second, "jack slip", incident within the last two years in the Chicago area. Can anyone confirm if this was a tow company employee or a tire change service?   R.

Randall C. Resch

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family & friends


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