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Construction Worker Hit, Southland Drive Shut Down

Phot Courtesy Of LEX-18

Two people were hurt this morning on Southland Drive. Lexington Police say car hit a construction worker and an excavator on Southland Drive just after 7:00. The construction worker and woman driving the car had to be taken to UK Hospital and are in stable condition. Crews were working on a drainage project on Southland between Regency Road and Southview Drive. Officials at the scene said the worker was wearing a reflective vest and was blocking off traffic when he was hit.