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February 07, 2013

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.

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

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