Video: Cop hit with snowplow, ‘left to die’ on snowy street

Tow-truck driver teared up as he described trying to save Toronto cop Ryan Russell

The Toronto Star

TORONTO — A veteran tow-truck driver teared up and a police officer wept as they described trying to save Ryan Russell as he lay dying after being hit by a stolen snowplow two years ago.

To a hushed courtroom, driver Herculano Pereira described rushing to the Toronto police sergeant, who had been hit in the legs and head while trying to stop the snowplow on Avenue Rd.

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