Tow truck driver seriously injured in Franklin County crash

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By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News
February 7, 2018

FRANKLIN CO., Fla. (WCTV) -- The driver of a tow truck suffered serious injuries when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree Tuesday evening.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 5:50 p.m. on State Road 65 near Brickyard Road in Franklin County.

The crash report states that 56-year-old Thomas Litton of Eastpoint, Florida, was driving south on State Road 65 when he traveled off of the road onto the grass shoulder. The front of the truck then struck a pine tree.

Troopers say Litton had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital as a trauma alert.

FHP says charges are pending an investigation.

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