Construction worker dies after being hit on I-90

11:47 PM, Sep 12, 2012   |    comments
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AVON -- A construction worker has died of his injuries after being struck on I-90 Wednesday morning.

The Avon Fire Department confirmed the 63-year-old man died at the hospital. The worker's name has not been released.

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the worker was a sub-contractor working in the I-90 construction zone in Avon near Nagel Road.

Police say two cars had collided on I-90 and one of them was pushed into the construction zone, striking the worker as he put up tarps. The driver of the car was also injured.

All lanes on I-90 between Crocker Road and Route 83 had to be closed during the accident investigation.  All lanes were reopened just after 2:30 p.m.

The accident remains under investigation.


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