A worker on the Highway 20 paving project between Crawford and Whitney was killed Tuesday morning about 9:15 by a construction truck inside the Crawford city limits.
Dawes County Attorney Vance Haug says the worker has been identified as 47-year-old Paulino Fonseca-Ramirez. He says cause of death as blunt force trauma after a being run over by a construction vehicle.
Both Fonseca-Ramirez and the unidentified driver were employees of Werner Construction, who has the $3.9 million contract for the project that includes bridge repair, milling the existing pavement, and laying down new asphalt paving.
Haug says the investigation is ongoing.