A construction worker was killed in White Pine, Tn., on Thursday.
It was reported that Chad Rogers, an employee of Blalock and Sons, was trying to retrieve his hard hat which had blown off, when he was struck and killed by a tractor trailer.
TDOT Commissioner John Schroer issued the following statement:
“The tragic loss of Mr. Chad Rogers, an employee of Blalock and Sons, is a stark reminder of the dangers our highway construction workers face every single day while building and maintaining our transportation system. I speak for everyone here at the Tennessee Department of Transportation when I say our deepest sympathies are with Mr. Rogers’ family, friends, and fellow construction workers.”