GLENDALE, AZ – A worker with the Maricopa County Department of Transportation was killed, and another was seriously injured after they were struck by a vehicle in Glendale this weekend.
According to CBS 5, the accident occurred near the intersection of N 71st Avenue and W Glendale Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, as the two men were removing traffic barricades following an accident.
37-year-old Gustav Danielson and another man were hit by the driver of a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck who then fled the scene.
Danielson was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The second worker sustained critical, life-threatening injuries, and was taken to the hospital for treatment. He was not immediately identified.
Those with information on the accident are asked to contact the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-3000 as they work to investigate the crash.
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