DOH worker hit while patching potholes

The operator of this DOH roller was hit by a semi-truck Tuesday afternoon on I-77 in Jackson County near Kenna.
The operator of this DOH roller was hit by a semi-truck Tuesday afternoon on I-77 in Jackson County near Kenna.

KENNA, W.Va. — A worker with the state Division of Highways was injured Tuesday afternoon while patching potholes on Interstate 77 in Jackson County.

The man was operating a rolling machine near Kenna with a tractor-trailer hit him. The worker was checked out at a nearby hospital. He was not seriously injured.

A DOH spokesperson said motorists need to be reminded to slow down. A lot of pothole repair work is planned in the coming weeks.





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