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UPDATE: Struck highway worker suffers non-life threatening injuries, says deputy


PORTAGE COUNTY (WAOW)--A Portage County highway worker was hit by a car Wednesday afternoon and airlifted to an area hospital.

According to a Portage County Deputy, the worker was a member of a construction crew working on patching portions of Highway JJ just off of Highway 54 near Plover.

Just after 2:15 an oncoming car hit the worker. Authorities don't believe the injuries are life-threatening.

Police have not released the worker's name.


PORTAGE COUNTY (WAOW) -- A county highway worker has been airlifted after being struck on highways BB and JJ. The condition of the worker is unknown at this time.

The incident happened at 2:18 PM, Wednesday.

Newsline 9 has a crew headed to the scene and will bring you developments on WAOW.com.

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