Perryville Man Dies in Towing Accident
PERRYVILLE (AP) - A southeast Missouri man has been killed in a towing accident.
Perry County Coroner Herb Miller says Michael Schmidt of Perryville died Saturday while hooking up a tractor-trailer.
KFVS reports that Schmidt was pronounced dead at about 1:30 p.m. at the wrecker service he owned in Perryville.
Miller says Schmidt was caught below the right tires when the vehicle dropped while he was hooking it up.