California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Contact: Media Information Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Caltrans Worker Killed in the Line of Duty

SAN DIEGO – A Caltrans maintenance worker was struck by an errant vehicle while working this afternoon along eastbound Interstate 8 near the Sunbeam Rest Area.

The incident took place at about 1:30 p.m. The employee, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, died at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was taken to a local hospital.

Caltrans will provide additional information as it becomes available.

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