OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – One of two construction workers injured Monday after being hit by a vehicle near a work zone along Marvyn Parkway in Opelika has died.
A 45-year-old male construction worker was transported via helicopter, and a 63-year-old male construction worker was transported via ambulance to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. 63-year-old Dana McGuire of Notasulga, succumb to his injuries at the hospital.
“Opelika Traffic Homicide Detectives were notified the 63-year-old victim took a turn for the worse and has died,” said OPD Spokesperson Allison Duke.
The incident happened Monday afternoon just passed Southview Primary School. The injured workers were both talking and alert at the scene. One later died at the hospital. The severity of the other worker’s injuries is unknown, he does remain hospitalized.
The vehicle involved remained on the scene. The crash is under investigation.
News 3 will keep you updated.