Flagperson Killed by Vehicle

A flagperson has been killed after being hit by a vehicle on the highway between New Perlican and Heart’s Content.

The incident happened on Thursday morning according to the RCMP.

When the flagperson was struck he was sent to hospital. He later succumbed to his injures.

There were no other injuries.

An investigation is underway.

Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works, offered condolences to the family, colleagues and friends.