Sad news from the New York State Police this morning.

Is has been confirmed that a tow truck driver was struck and killed earlier this morning while assisting a disabled vehicle on the NYS Thruway Westbound between Exits 29 and 29A.

According to News 10 ABC, the initial call for the disabled vehicle came in at 5:50 a.m. and the accident occurred at 6:26 a.m.

The disabled vehicle and the tow truck driver were on the right side of the road when a passing tow truck struck and killed the driver.

An investigation is going on right now.

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We're thinking and praying for the family of the victim of this terrible accident.

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