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(AZ)(03-27-2021) Maricopa County transportation worker struck & killed in hit-and-run crash

(AZ)(03-27-2021) Maricopa County transportation worker struck & killed in hit-and-run crash
Two men who were working to remove traffic barricades were hit by a truck Saturday morning in Glendale. One of the men later died at the hospital. The Maricopa County Department of Transportation confirmed Monday morning that the man who died was one of their employees.

Glendale Police says the crash happened around 3:30 a.m. near Glendale Ave and 71st Ave after getting reports that a pickup truck struck two men working to remove traffic barricades from an earlier crash scene in the roadway.

Police later identified the victim as 37-year-old Gustav Danielson in a Twitter post on Saturday.

The other worker who survived the crash is in critical condition at a local hospital according to police. His name has not been released.
Gustav Danielson
Gustav Danielson

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