Highway worker struck, killed near Evandale

August 17, 2011 8:31:51 AM PDT
Investigators say a highway construction worker in Southeast Texas has died after being struck by a vehicle.

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says the driver stopped following the accident Wednesday morning on Farm-to-Market Road 105 south of Evadale.

KFDM-TV reports witnesses say the victim had been holding a stop sign when he was hit by the passing motorist. The victim's name has not been released.

Further details were not immediately available.