UPDATE: Police Identify Rockford Man Killed After Being Run Over

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

UPDATE: ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford police have identified the name of the man killed after being run over by a tow-truck as 54-year-old Scott Doolan of Rockford.

The name of the towing company and tow truck driver are not being released due to the ongoing investigation.

Police say the incident happened around 11 p.m. Thursday when a tow truck was called to the 3300 block of N. Main Street to remove a vehicle from a parking lot for parking in a no parking zone. After the tow-truck driver hooked up the car, and began to drive away, the owner of the vehicle, Doolan, allegedly confronted and assaulted him. During the confrontation, police say Doolan fell onto the roadway and under the wheels of either the tow-truck or possibly the vehicle being towed.

The tow-truck driver contacted police immediately after the incident and Doolan was taken to an area hospital and later died there.

No arrests have been made


ROCKFORD (WIFR) - A 54 year old Rockford man is dead after being run over by a tow-truck.

Police say the incident happened around 11 p.m. when a tow truck was called to the 3300 block of N. Main Street to remove a vehicle from a parking lot for parking in a no parking zone. After the tow-truck driver hooked up the car, and began to drive away, the owner of the vehicle confronted and assaulted him. During the confrontation the 54 year old man fell onto the roadway and under the wheels of either the tow-truck or possibly the vehicle being towed.

The tow-truck driver contacted police immediately after the incident. The 54 year man was taken to an area hospital but later died there.

No arrests have been made, and no names have been released at this time.


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