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AAA tow truck driver killed in hit and run while helping disabled car

Posted at 2:44 PM, Nov 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 14:45:55-05

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (WMAR) — Maryland State Police are investigating after a tow truck driver was struck and killed by a hit and run driver while helping with a disabled vehicle.

It happened Wednesday, just after 10:30 p.m. on the southbound shoulder of Branch Avenue near Coventry Way in Temple Hills.

Police say the 63-year-old victim was walking back to his truck to tow the car, when he was hit.

A spokesperson for AAA said the victim was one of their contractors, but didn't release his name.

No information on the hit and run vehicle has been released.

Anyone who knows anything about the case is asked to call Maryland State Police at 301- 568-810.