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Construction worker killed in Scott County highway crash

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SCOTT COUNTY (KWWL) -

A construction worker is killed after a driver loses control in a construction zone.  Authorities in Scott County say the driver was driving recklessly and speeding on Highway 61, just east of Blue Grass.

The driver tried exiting at Coonhunters Road, went into the construction zone, and struck the worker.  He was taken to the hospital, but did not survive his injuries.

The driver and his passenger, a child, were both treated at the hospital for their injuries.  Their exact condition is not known.

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