MDOT worker struck, killed in Itawamba County

Updated - An 18-wheeler struck and killed an MDOT construction manager in Itawamba County.

Posted: Sep 11, 2019 2:37 PM
Updated: Sep 12, 2019 2:12 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A worker with the Mississippi Department of Transportation is dead after being struck by an 18-wheeler in Itawamba County.

MDOT confirmed the death Wednesday afternoon at approximately 3:00.

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed the collision happened Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 22, east of the Highway 25 exit.

MDOT later identified the worker as Jeff Boren, a construction manager.

According to the state department, Boren had worked in the Tupelo Project Office since January 1992.

UPDATE: New information released on death of MDOT worker


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