Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

|  May 02, 2014 |

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A construction worker died early Friday morning after a vehicle struck him in a highway work zone in Hoover, Alabama, AL.com reports.

Related: AGC: Cars crashed into 45% of highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

The incident occurred on Interstate 459, the location of an Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) paving project.

AL.com reports that the victim was working in the center northound lane when an elderly man struck the construction worker and left the scene.

The report comes just weeks after National Work Zone Awareness Week, during which transportation agencies and highway advocates promoted awareness of highway construction zones and the workers in them.

The report notes that as of Friday afternoon, the crash was still under investigation.

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Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

|  May 02, 2014 |

shutterstock_57344827

A construction worker died early Friday morning after a vehicle struck him in a highway work zone in Hoover, Alabama, AL.com reports.

Related: AGC: Cars crashed into 45% of highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

The incident occurred on Interstate 459, the location of an Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) paving project.

AL.com reports that the victim was working in the center northound lane when an elderly man struck the construction worker and left the scene.

The report comes just weeks after National Work Zone Awareness Week, during which transportation agencies and highway advocates promoted awareness of highway construction zones and the workers in them.

The report notes that as of Friday afternoon, the crash was still under investigation.

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

|  May 02, 2014 |

shutterstock_57344827

A construction worker died early Friday morning after a vehicle struck him in a highway work zone in Hoover, Alabama, AL.com reports.

Related: AGC: Cars crashed into 45% of highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

The incident occurred on Interstate 459, the location of an Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) paving project.

AL.com reports that the victim was working in the center northound lane when an elderly man struck the construction worker and left the scene.

The report comes just weeks after National Work Zone Awareness Week, during which transportation agencies and highway advocates promoted awareness of highway construction zones and the workers in them.

The report notes that as of Friday afternoon, the crash was still under investigation.

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