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.
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.