Evansville Indiana Department of Transportation worker hit and killed by dump truck.
Evansville, IN (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–An Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) http://www.in.gov/indot/ worker, who was operating a lighted sign on I-164 on Tuesday was struck by a dump truck driver and killed. The Indiana Star reported, state employee Mark T. Shephardson, a 49 year-old Newburgh man, was transported by emergency medical personnel to St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. Shephardson died from the injuries he suffered in the truck wreck.
According to Indiana State Police, Shephardson, was operating a lighted arrow board to close one of the highway lanes to motorists on I-164, which circles Evansville. The dump truck driver, William M. Hurt, a 62 year old Boonville man hit the lighted board and the INDOT truck towing the state worker and the sign. Hurt was also injured in the fatal truck wreck and State Police say Indiana law requires all drivers to slow down or pull over in the presence of emergency vehicles and highway work crews.
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