Police ID truck driver who hit Tony Packo’sWritten by Sarah Ottney | Editor in Chief | firstname.lastname@example.org
The name of the truck driver who died Aug. 1 after crashing into Tony Packo’s restaurant in East Toledo was released by Toledo Police.
John W. Altman, 62, of Holgate was northbound on Front Street approaching Consaul Street when the truck drifted off the right side of the road and partially onto the sidewalk, according to a TPD accident report. The truck crossed Consaul Street and hit the restaurant around 7:15 a.m.
Altman was extricated from the truck by Toledo Fire & Rescue and transported to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:54 a.m.
The accident remains under investigation, but appears to be medically related, according to the report. The coroner’s ruling is pending.