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Highway construction worker suffers fatal injuries in Pueblo hit-and-run

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Posted at 1:45 PM, Oct 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-26 23:27:59-04

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A highway construction worker who was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Interstate 25 in Pueblo has died of his injuries.

The 31-year-old man was hit late on Oct. 16. Pueblo police announced the worker's death on Friday. His name was not released. He worked for a company that contracted with the Colorado Department of Transportation.

No arrests have been made. The suspect vehicle is described as a newer red or maroon Ford F-150 with black around the wheel wells. Police said the truck could have damage on the driver's side.

The suspect could face charges of vehicular assault causing death.