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Police: 53-year-old driver located, charged, accused of driving vehicle off tow truck in Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police said Tuesday afternoon, June 27th a 53-year-old man has been located and charged with “duty upon striking — great bodily harm,” accused of driving a vehicle off a tow truck in Milwaukee Monday morning.

It happened around 10:40 a.m. near Howell Avenue and Lincoln Avenue.

Police said a tow truck driver was attempting to tow a vehicle when the vehicle’s owner got into the vehicle and drove it off the truck — causing the tow truck driver to be thrown.

The tow truck driver, a 24-year-old woman, was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

Police said the driver is expected in court next week.