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Mo-Dot Worker Hit and Killed in Platte County

A worker for the Missouri Department of Transportation was killed today (Monday) in an accident in Platte County.

According to a Mo-Dot news release 61-year-old Lee’s Summit resident Lloyd Crawford was working in the northbound lane of Route 273 at the intersection with Route 371, just northeast of the city of Tracy, when he was struck by a vehicle while performing flooding emergency duties.

Crawford had nearly 18 years of service at MoDOT and was working as the Platte City Maintenance Supervisor. He began working for MoDOT in December of 2003 as a seasonal maintenance worker and, after working various other maintenance positions, was promoted to maintenance supervisor in December 2019.

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