Tow Truck Driver Jennifer Brown Killed in Rockingham County, NC Accident

A woman named Jennifer Lynne Brown was merely doing her job helping stranded motorists when she was hit and killed on Tuesday night.  The accident happened around 11:45 pm on Highway 220 in Rockingham County, North Carolina.

According to reports, Ms. Brown had stopped her tow truck to assist stranded drivers and a tractor trailer slammed into the back of the car and hit Ms. Brown.  Tragically, Ms. Brown was killed in the accident.  The driver of the tractor trailer has been charged with a failure to move over and change lanes.

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This is a very significant accident and it is not clear why the tractor-trailer driver failed to change lanes as necessary to avoid this accident.  In similar cases such as this involving a tractor-trailer, it can be very important to gather information about the tractor-trailer quickly such as data indicating whether the tractor-trailer applied its brakes prior to the wreck.  In many cases, our firm will deploy an accident reconstruction expert to the scene of an accident to ensure that all of this information is quickly gathered.

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