A 54-year-old man died after the tow truck he was driving went through a guardrail Friday night.
Gregory Thornton, of Oceanside, was driving a flatbed tow truck south on the 15 Freeway at the 215 Freeway south connector at 6:49 p.m. when his truck went through the guardrail.
The truck rolled over and trapped Thornton, according to a San Bernardino County coroner's news release.
Thornton was taken to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton.
He was declared dead at 8:14 p.m.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
Monday, September 22, 2008
CA Tower Killed In Accident
Our condolences to the family and acquaintances of Gregory Thornton, who died on Friday. Here's the story from the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin:
Posted by Cyndi Kight, Associate Editor of Towing & Recovery Footnotes at 2:22 PM