Driver arrested for allegedly hitting, killing tow truck driver

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CINCINNATI (WKRC) – A driver has been charged with hitting and killing a tow truck driver who was on the job in West Price Hill. Mahamadou Maiga faces vehicular homicide and vehicular manslaughter charges for the July 4 accident. Glenn Ewing, 32, was struck by a Dodge Challenger as he put a disabled vehicle onto his tow truck on Rapid Run Road shortly before midnight.

Ewing was rushed to the hospital but he died the next day. Maiga suffered minor injuries. Maiga is accused of failing to maintain reasonable control.

Police note that Ewing had two cones placed behind the disabled vehicle and his tow truck and had his emergency yellow tow lights activated.

Dozens of tow truck drivers held a vigil the night he died and attended his funeral.

Maiga was arrested Monday and will appear in court Tuesday.

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