Wednesday, September 10, 2008

MN Tow Truck Operator Seriously Injured

A tow truck operator was seriously hurt while helping set up for a disaster drill in Becker County. Sheriff Tim Gordon says it happened at Soo Pass Ranch near Detroit Lakes. 43-year old Mike Smith of "Lakes Towing" in Detroit Lakes tried to jump into the cab of his tow truck to stop it when he got crushed between the wrecker and a tree. He suffered extensive crushing injuries to his abdomen, hip and legs. He's in serious condition in a Twin Cities trauma center.

Here's the KFGO story.

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