Worker dies after being hit by construction truck in I-55 work zone in downtown St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A construction worker died after beings hit in the work zone on southbound I-55 near downtown St. Louis. The man in his 40’s was hit by a construction truck at 7th street.

Police say the worker got out of the truck. The truck moved forward and he was hit by the vehicle as he walked in front of it.

The worker was taken to the hospital and was listed critical/unstable condition. The construction worker has been pronounced deceased at the hospital. The investigation is ongoing.