Tow truck driver struck, killed on I-290 in Chicago area

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MAYWOOD, Ill. (AP) - A tow truck driver has been struck and killed on a Chicago-area freeway while trying to remove vehicles from a previous crash.

State police say the tow driver was outside when hit about 6 a.m. Wednesday on eastbound Interstate 290 in Maywood, west of Chicago.

The tow driver's name was not released. The motorist who struck the tow driver was hospitalized with minor injuries.