News4's Jackie Bensen reports live from Northeast D.C. where a tow truck driver struck an alleged robber, critically injuring him.
A tow truck driver who struck and killed an alleged robber in Northeast D.C. Tuesday has been arrested on murder charges.
The tow truck driver, 35-year-old Corey D. Stoddard of NE, was robbed just before 1 p.m. in the 1300 block of Kenilworth Avenue NE, right by a gas station.
Police say after the robbery, Stoddard got into his tow truck and drove in the direction of his alleged robber, striking him with a tow crane.
The alleged robber, identified as 22-year-old Kevin L. Crouch of SE, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and later pronounced dead.
Wednesday, police announced Stoddard has been charged with second degree murder in Crouch's death.
During the investigation, police initially said a second individual was wanted in the robbery.