Worker struck by vehicle

OTTAWA, Kan. (KSNT) – A worker with the Emery Sapp & Sons of Columbia, Mo. was injured when he was struck Thursday morning by a vehicle on K-68 highway in Ottawa.

The worker was crossing the highway just after 9 a.m. following an earlier wreck when he was struck by a driver in a pickup truck.

The worker was part of a crew working on a Kansas Department of Transportation pavement reconstruction project just east of I-35.

So far there is no word on the condition of the worker.

Traffic on K 68 was shut down in both directions while crews worked on the scene.

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