Officials identify SC DOT worker killed

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 10:12 AM

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- Lexington County officials have released the name of a transportation department worker killed when he was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 20.
 
Coroner Harry Harmon says 21-year-old Nicholas Johnson died when he was hit by a vehicle in the emergency lane Monday afternoon.
 
Harmon says Johnson died at the scene from head and body injuries.
 
Transportation Department spokesman Pete Poore says a crew was cleaning debris when Johnson was struck.
 
The driver of the vehicle is in custody.
 

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