Man dies after getting hit by tow truck

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP)  A man has died after being struck by a tow truck in Omaha.

Officials with the Omaha Police Department say 24-year-old Jerred Zoll was attempting to cross the street after stepping off a city bus Thursday when he was struck by an oncoming tow truck.

The collision happened a little before 3 p.m. near 72nd and Cass streets.

He was transported in critical condition to the Nebraska Medical Center, where he later died.

The tow truck driver was not injured.

Police say the collision remains under investigation, although speed and alcohol don’t appear to be factors in the case.