Wisconsin Tow Truck Operator Struck and Killed on I-94

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Nathan Walsh, 38, of Osseo was in the process of hooking up a vehicle that had broken down when he was hit and killed by a pickup truck Monday morning.

The TIME Program would like to extend our deepest sympathies to all of the family and friends of Nate Walsh, Operations Manager for Jerry’s Towing in Roberts and former owner of Loft Towing in Osseo. Nate was tragically killed on Monday, October 20 while assisting a motorist along I-94 near Osseo. His loss to his family, his profession and the WI Towing Association is difficult to accept or understand.

A family friend says a fund for the family has been set up. Donations can be dropped off at any United Bank location, or mailed to P.O. Box 10, Osseo, 54758.  Online donations are being accepted through PayPal. The account is nathanwalshbenefit@gmail.com.

Nate was very involved in the Northwest Region TIME Program and attended the last meeting just two weeks before his untimely death. He was wearing reflective gear and near a tow truck with flashing emergency lights when he was struck.

The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram posted this article with more information about the tragedy.

 

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