Tow truck driver dies after being struck by SUV

STANTON, Ky. (AP) — A tow truck driver has died after he was struck by an SUV while working.

Clark County Coroner Robert Gayheart tells local media that 48-year-old Mark Banks, of Banks Towing, was loading a vehicle onto a tow truck Monday night along the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway when the SUV hit him. He says Banks was wearing a reflective vest at the time of the incident.

Banks was taken to Clark Regional Medical Center, where he died.

Powell County Sheriff Danny Rogers says the driver of the SUV was also taken to the hospital. No charges have been brought against her.

The Powell County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police are handling the investigation.


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