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October 23, 2017 12:53PM
Semi truck bursts into flames after crash - Bradenton Herald
Bradenton HeraldSemi truck bursts into flames after crashBradenton HeraldThe 44-year-old tow truck driver had just hitched a semi truck and its trailer on the shoulder of I-75 when the driver pulled into the semi truck's path. The 38-year-old driver of the semi truck attempted to apply brakes and pull to the left, but still ...and more
October 23, 2017 12:53PM
Tow truck driver dies after bus rolls over him on I-475 ramp - MLive.com
MLive.comTow truck driver dies after bus rolls over him on I-475 rampMLive.comThe 20-year employee of George's Towing Company was preparing to tow a disabled Mass Transportation Authority bus at about 9 a.m. Oct. 23 on the southbound exit ramp of Interstate 475 at Saginaw Street, Mt. Morris Township police Chief Terence Green...and more
October 23, 2017 8:32AM
Tow truck drivers raise awareness about Move Over law - SanTanValley.com
Tow truck drivers raise awareness about Move Over lawSanTanValley.comOn Saturday, more than 100 tow trucks took over Valley freeways to put a spotlight on the "Move Over" law. It's something tow truck companies say many drivers are very much unaware of. Often, drivers do not notice the flashing lights on the side of the ...
October 22, 2017 10:44AM
Tow truck hit by train while trying to move car off tracks - Gwinnettdailypost.com
Gwinnettdailypost.comTow truck hit by train while trying to move car off tracksGwinnettdailypost.comA train collided with a tow truck after the tow truck was trying to move a stuck car off of the tracks, according to Gwinnett County Officials. The car got stuck on the tracks, and alerts were sent out to trains to get them to stop on the tracks ...
October 21, 2017 11:46PM
Tow truck drivers raise awareness about Move Over law - AZFamily
AZFamilyTow truck drivers raise awareness about Move Over lawAZFamilyOn Saturday, more than 100 tow trucks took over Valley freeways to put a spotlight on the "Move Over" law. It's something tow truck companies say many drivers are very much unaware of. Often, drivers do not notice the flashing lights on the side of the ...and more
October 21, 2017 10:08PM
Tow truck hit by train while trying to move car off tracks - FOX 5 Atlanta
FOX 5 AtlantaTow truck hit by train while trying to move car off tracksFOX 5 AtlantaGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A train collided with a tow truck in Gwinnett County after the tow truck was trying to move a stuck car off of the tracks, according to Gwinnett County Officials. The car got stuck on the tracks, and alerts were sent out to ...
October 21, 2017 5:53PM
'Move Over' law hopes to lower the number of tow truck operators killed on the job - KPNX 12 News TV
KPNX 12 News TV'Move Over' law hopes to lower the number of tow truck operators killed on the jobKPNX 12 News TVIt costs a lot of lives," said Angela Barnett, executive director of Arizona Professional Towing and Recovery Association. Barnett is working to change that by educating everyone on the "Move Over" law. Saturday morning, more than one hundred tow ...
October 21, 2017 11:59AM
DUI suspected in fatal crash on 15 Freeway off-ramp in Temecula - Press-Enterprise
Press-EnterpriseDUI suspected in fatal crash on 15 Freeway off-ramp in TemeculaPress-EnterpriseA tow truck driver assisting two people whose vehicle became disabled on a freeway off-ramp was killed Friday after being struck by an alleged drunk driver, according to the CHP. The 28-year-old tow truck driver for DJ's Towing, a Wildomar resident ...Tow truck driver killed, woman arrested in suspected DUI crash on 15 Freeway in TemeculaValley Newsall 6 news articles
October 20, 2017 9:59PM
Arrest warrant issued for man who allegedly attacked tow truck driver - kfor.com
kfor.comArrest warrant issued for man who allegedly attacked tow truck driverkfor.comNORMAN, Okla. - A 74-year-old man was hospitalized after the man whose vehicle he was towing, attacked him. Now, police are searching for the attacker. Justin Largent is charged with aggravated assault and battery. Investigators say it happened after ...
October 20, 2017 6:21PM
Two Mankatoans injured in tow truck crash - Mankato Free Press
Mankato Free PressTwo Mankatoans injured in tow truck crashMankato Free PressA tow truck driven by Ricky R. Strand, 48, of St. Peter, at 2:47 p.m., struck a Toyota RAV4 driven by Thomas M. Coulter, 46, of Mankato, as Coulter was slowing to wait for oncoming traffic. The collision then sent the RAV4 into an Infinity driven by ...


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October 26, 2017 9:36AM
Two local salvage yards sold to Cleveland-area investor - Dayton Business Journal
Dayton Business JournalTwo local salvage yards sold to Cleveland-area investorDayton Business JournalTwo area salvage yards were sold to a Hudson, Ohio-based investor specializing in recycled auto parts and auto reclamation last month. Alan Pitney, president and CEO of Renascent Associates LLC, purchased Dayton Xenia Auto Parts and Riverside Auto in...
October 26, 2017 8:08AM
Crews battle fire Kenny's Auto Parts in Clarksville for 8 hours | News ... - Newsandtribune
NewsandtribuneCrews battle fire Kenny's Auto Parts in Clarksville for 8 hours | News ...NewsandtribuneCLARKSVILLE - There were no injuries reported in a Clarksville auto parts fire that crews battled for eight hours Thursday.and more
October 26, 2017 12:33AM
When does it make sense to donate your car to charity? - The Oakland Press
The Oakland PressWhen does it make sense to donate your car to charity?The Oakland PressIt's easy to donate a car to charity if all you want to do is get rid of it. Simply call a charity that accepts old vehicles, and it will tow your heap away. But if you want to maximize your tax benefits, it's more complicated. Here's a walk through ...
October 25, 2017 10:29PM
Homeowner finds escaped suspect hiding in trash | KATV - KATV
KATVHomeowner finds escaped suspect hiding in trash | KATVKATVAn escaped suspect is now in police custody after being found in a Jonesboro man's trash can.Homeowner Dale Smith, got up Wednesday morning to see his...and more
October 25, 2017 8:18PM
WEHCO Media eliminates 86 newspaper jobs, including 16 at NWA Democrat-Gazette - KATV
KATVWEHCO Media eliminates 86 newspaper jobs, including 16 at NWA Democrat-GazetteKATVBartlett testified that he and other investigators recorded a 30-minute interview with Barefield on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, inside an office at the UPull It Auto salvage yard owned by his family. In the interview, Barefield denied being at the ...and more
October 25, 2017 4:25PM
Marathon runner dies moments after crossing finish line - KATV
KATVMarathon runner dies moments after crossing finish lineKATVBartlett testified that he and other investigators recorded a 30-minute interview with Barefield on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, inside an office at the UPull It Auto salvage yard owned by his family. In the interview, Barefield denied being at the ...and more
October 25, 2017 4:25PM
When does it make sense to donate your car to charity? - The Macomb Daily
When does it make sense to donate your car to charity?The Macomb DailyIt's easy to donate a car to charity if all you want to do is get rid of it. Simply call a charity that accepts old vehicles, and it will tow your heap away. But if you want...and more
October 25, 2017 12:13PM
Wholesale Value At Salvage Cost - Seeking Alpha
Seeking AlphaWholesale Value At Salvage CostSeeking AlphaADESA: A leading provider of wholesale used vehicle auctions that links used whole car sellers to buyers through an auction consignment model. Insurance Auto Auctions (“IAA”): A salvage auction that facilitates the sale of salvage vehicles, primarily ...and more
October 25, 2017 6:51AM
Tyler Barefield appears in court for capital murder trial - KATV
KATVTyler Barefield appears in court for capital murder trialKATVBarefield is accused of shooting Aaron Brock and Beau Dewitt, then crushing their bodies in cars back on September 16, 2016, after spotting them at his family's U-Pull Auto Salvage yard. During the opening statements, prosecuting attorney David Gibbons...Jury selected, Barefield trial begins todayRussellville CourierMan suspected in 2 killings welcomed search at junkyard where ...Arkansas Onlineall 4 news articles
October 24, 2017 8:14PM
Testimony begins in Barefield murder trial - Russellville Courier
Russellville CourierTestimony begins in Barefield murder trialRussellville CourierGibbons said Brock and Dewitt entered the salvage yard with the intention to steal parts they had collected earlier in the day and had left in a cache on the property. Even though Barefield had discovered the cache, he made no attempts to remove it.and more


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November 18, 2017 12:57PM
3-Alarm Fire At Salvage Yard Under Investigation - KDWN
KDWN3-Alarm Fire At Salvage Yard Under InvestigationKDWNNearly 100 fire personnel responded to a three alarm fire that started in an auto storage yard on the far southwest side of downtown Las Vegas Friday evening. The cause of the fire is under investigation. There were no reported injuries. Fire ...and more
November 18, 2017 2:44AM
Governor sets elections to fill state Senate vacancy - Arkansas Online
Governor sets elections to fill state Senate vacancyArkansas OnlineHopper owns Sonny's Auto Salvage and formerly served as a Lonoke County justice of the peace. Hopper lost to Williams in the 2016 primary election. The filing period for party candidates to run for the Senate District 29 seat will be from noon Dec. 6 ...and more
November 17, 2017 10:37PM
Jefferson County authorities investigate report of tow truck driver ... - kplr11.com
kplr11.comJefferson County authorities investigate report of tow truck driver ...kplr11.comFESTUS, Mo. - Authorities with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are investigating a report of a stabbing involving a tow truck driver along Highway A.and more
November 17, 2017 10:37PM
Jefferson County authorities investigate report of tow truck driver stabbing - fox2now.com
Jefferson County authorities investigate report of tow truck driver stabbingfox2now.comThe tow truck representative said his driver pulled over for some reason to check why he was being followed. The next thing he knew, he was getting hit in the head and stabbed about 15 times. “Some of our people have been able to talk to him on the ...and more

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