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Construction worker on massive highway job dies in accident

Posted at 5:01 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 17:01:15-05

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a worker doing construction on central Florida's massive highway expansion project was killed after being struck by a drainage pipe.

Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted Monday that the worker was struck by a 20-foot iron pipe.

Workers were moving the pipe when it fell and hit the worker in the head along Interstate 4 near Winter Park, Florida.

The sheriff's office is investigating.