LAKE FOREST, Ill. – A construction worker was killed Tuesday when he was injured at a work site in Lake Forest.
According to Lake Forest police, the worker was struck by a construction vehicle in the area of Route 41 and Old Elm Road just after midnight.
The crew was working on lanes of Route 41 and Old Elm Road and the accident occurred in the southbound lanes.
Police said the worker was pronounced dead at the scene.
His identity has not yet been released.
Traffic in the area was shut down for several hours but has since reopened.
LAKE FOREST: SB 41 has just re-opened btw Old Elm and Half Day Rd after earlier investigation into fatal construction accident. A worker was hit and killed by a construction vehicle. @WGNErik is live on the scene this morning with the latest details.
— Sarah Jindra (@SarahJindra) June 25, 2019