Tow-Truck Driver Killed in Santa Maria

Last Friday, a tow-truck driver was killed at a Santa Maria towing facility. According to KEYT News Channel Three, the incident happened at Smitty’s Towing on West Betteravia Road, sometime before 1:00 p.m. Very few details have been released, but we do know that Sergio Orozco died after reportedly being crushed between a winch cable and the side of a tow truck. Although he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, he did not survive his injuries.

At this time, there’s been no word on how this incident could have happened. The cause is likely still under investigation. Smitty’s Towing had no comment for the press at the time of the report.

The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. sends their deepest condolences to Sergio Orozco’s family members and friends.

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