Tow truck operator killed in crash near Benson

Posted at 9:47 AM, Jun 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-04 20:59:37-04

A tow truck operator was killed and officials are looking for a suspect vehicle that fled from the scene. 

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a criminal investigation is underway for a felony hit and run that happened on the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 just seven miles west of Benson, AZ. 

Officials are looking for a white box truck that has a broken red right side reflector lens or a broken turn signal. The truck may have been traveling to Tucson.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact DPS at (520) 746-4500.

The roadways were closed down as officials investigated, but later reopened.