Video-News: 500-600 tow trucks expected in the funeral procession for Dan Coady

Hundreds of people arrived in North Andover on Wednesday to honor tow truck driver Dan Coady, who was killed last week in a crash on Interstate 495.Coady was hit and killed while preparing to tow a car that was in the breakdown lane. Police charged the woman who allegedly caused the crash with drunk driving.

A funeral is being held on Wednesday. To pay tribute to Coady, tow trucks gathered in North Andover for a “static procession.”Coady’s casket will be draped with a “Thin Yellow Line” flag that honors tow truck drivers who died in the line of duty. Later this year, Coady’s name will be added to the Wall of the Fallen during a ceremony in Chattanooga, Tenn. The wall is located at the International Towing and Recovery Museum.

 

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