Construction worker hit by car

Posted on Thursday, March 1st, 2012 at 11:24 pm    

A Mississippi construction worker was killed instantly when a car struck him on the median of Interstate 85 earlier this week.

The man, identified as a 53 year-old who worked to install cable barriers on the interstate, was standing in the median with several other workers when a vehicle suddenly drove over the median. He continued to drive and hit a traffic barrel and a small bobcat loader before coming to a stop.

The driver and another worker were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. A coroner ruled the worker’s cause of death of multiple blunt force trauma injuries. Authorities do not believe alcohol was a factor in the accident.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man killed in this accident.

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