Owen County highway employee killed while clearing tree from road

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OWEN COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A highway employee in Owen County was killed Friday morning while trying to move a tree.

The Owen County coroner confirmed that a worker was killed around 7 a.m. on the northern side of Gosport.

The coroner said the man was struck by a vehicle while trying to clear a tree from a road.

The workers has not been publicly identified.

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