Tower killed in two-vehicle collision near Peace River


By CTAR Staff

Edmonton, Alberta — October 23, 2014 – A 51-year-old towing operator from the Peace River region fell victim to a fatal two-vehicle collision last week.

As reported in the Beacon News and Edmonton Journal, RCMP investigations drew that the All Peace Towing and Hotshot Ltd. employee was hooking up a pickup truck southeast of Peace River on Highway 2 on North Harmon Valley Road at around 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 15 when his rig was struck from behind by a green Ford Taurus.

Both the tow truck operator and driver of the Taurus died on impact.

The incident is under investigation by Occupational Health and Safety.

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