Woman killed in crash involving tow truck in Dakota County

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A woman is dead after an accident involving a tow truck Monday morning.

The accident happened along 494 between Maxwell and Hardman avenues in South St. Paul.

According to the State Patrol, the tow truck was responding to a previous crash on the left shoulder of 494 and was stopped when 53-year-old Lynn Stackpole struck the back of it.