By CBS13 Staff

SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A subcontractor for Caltrans was hit and killed along Highway 99 in South Sacramento.

The crash happened Monday night on northbound Highway 99 at the MLK exit.

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Authorities say the crash happened when a driver reportedly swerved their Ford F-150 — a 2015-2018 year model — truck onto the shoulder and hit the worker, who was putting up construction detour signs at the time. The driver then drove away from the scene. Authorities say the truck should have damage on its right-hand side.

The body of the worker was found beneath a trailer.

No further information has been released.

 

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