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.
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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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