Police: Tow driver struck, killed on Chicago-area freeway
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Police: Tow driver struck, killed on Chicago-area freeway

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MAYWOOD, Ill. (AP) — A tow truck driver was struck and killed on a Chicago-area freeway while trying to remove vehicles from a previous crash, according to authorities.

Andrew Dove-Ferdere, 23, of Berkeley, was standing outside his truck when he was hit about 6 a.m. Wednesday on eastbound Interstate 290 in Maywood, west of Chicago, state police said.

The tow truck was on the freeway's right shoulder and had its emergency lights activated at the time Dove-Ferdere was struck by a Nissan sedan.

The Nissan's driver, a 49-year-old woman, was hospitalized with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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