Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Update on MI Tower Who Was Hit

Here's the Traverse City Record-Eagle story:

MANCELONA -- A Mancelona man remains hospitalized after a vehicle struck him as he stood on the side of the road.

The victim, 33, an employee at Ken's Towing in Mancelona, removed a vehicle from U.S. 131 near Wabash Avenue Saturday night when a vehicle headed south hit him and his tow truck.

The victim remains at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, said Michigan State Police Lt. Richard Simpson.

Police have not released the victim's name, but said his injuries are not life-threatening.

The female driver of the vehicle, 22, of Kalkaska, was not injured, police said.

No tickets were issued. Speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash, Simpson said.