Man fatally crushed by tow truck in Otay Mesa

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A man was fatally crushed by a tow truck Friday at an Otay Mesa used-car lot.

The accident in the 7300 block of Pogo Row was reported shortly before 11:30 a.m., according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

The victim, whose name was not immediately available, died at the scene of the accident just north of Brown Field Municipal Airport, police said.

According to reports from the scene, the man suffered fatal injuries when he got pinned between the frame and bed of a tow rig.

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