Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tow truck driver killed following crash

NEWPORT NEWS — A tow truck driver is dead after crashing into a tree Thursday morning, authorities said.

At 1:59 a.m., police said officers responded to the single vehicle crash at Menchville Road and Warwick Boulevard.

There, the “male driver” of the tow truck was extricated from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The tow truck had struck a tree, police said.

Information on what caused the crash and the man’s identity was not immediately available.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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