The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating after a construction was killed overnight on the Dallas North Tollway.
According to investigators, at 12:05 a.m. on Wednesday, troopers were dispatched to a pedestrian hit by a vehicle on the Dallas North Tollway southbound at Parker Road.
When they arrived, they found that a street sweeper was traveling south on the DNT in a construction zone where workers were present.
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The driver of the sweeper was backing up and accidentally backed over one of the construction workers, according to DPS.
The worker was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The driver was not injured and this incident is under investigation at this time.