California Tow Truck Driver Killed Monday, Identified

Feb 10th, 2011 | By | Category: National News

The tow truck driver killed Monday, February 2, in El Dorado, Calif., has been identified as Michael Robert Sanders, 27, of Roseville, according to a news report.

Sanders died when a box van struck a bus he was preparing to tow on Highway 50. Shortly before 6:30 p.m., Sanders was operating the levers at the left rear of the truck after he had attached to the bus when the box van drifted onto the right shoulder, the report states. The van struck the bus in the rear and demolished the left side of it before hitting the operator, killing him instantly.

The accident is under investigation.