Tow Truck Driver Killed in Crash on Highway 99 in Delano

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Man Killed, Grant Miller Arrested after Delano Pedestrian Crash on Highway 99 near Woollomes Avenue

Grant Miller

Tow Truck Driver Killed in Crash on Highway 99 in Delano

Delano, California (October 16, 2020) – The California Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash that left a tow truck driver dead on Thursday night in Delano.

According to the CHP report, the accident happened at about 9:55 p.m. on Highway 99 just south of Woollomes Avenue.

The tow truck driver had stopped on the right shoulder of the highway to assist a stranded driver and was standing beside his vehicle, police said.

For unknown reasons, an SUV, driven by Grant August Miller, 48, struck the tow truck and its driver.

The tow truck driver was killed in the collision. His name was not immediately released.

Miller suffered minor injuries and was also arrested for driving under the influence of drugs.

No additional details about the crash were available.

The CHP is investigating the accident.

Anyone with additional information about the accident is asked to call (661) 396-6600.

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Vincent Kip is an experienced news writer and editor. He specializes in reporting traffic collisions that happen in Los Angeles and the entire State of California. He has written for a number of personal injury law firms in CA, including Pacific Attorney Group.