Car narrowly misses ODOT worker directing traffic in Rogers

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The road was closed due to a prior accident

ROGERS. Ohio (WYTV) – An Ohio Department of Transportation worker was hit in Columbiana County on Tuesday, according to ODOT spokesperson Matt Brunner.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, State Route 7 was closed early Tuesday evening because of a prior accident.

Some local traffic was allowed through, but when the worker attempted to stop a vehicle, the driver continued through the road closure, hitting the worker.

The worker was not hurt and no one was charged, according to the patrol.

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