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Construction Flagger Seriously Injured After Being Hit by Car in Ashland County

The Wisconsin State Patrol says a construction zone flagger suffered life threatening injuries after she was hit by a car on Highway 112 near Ashland on Monday afternoon.  The Wisconsin State Patrol says a construction zone flagger suffered life threatening injuries after she was hit by a car on Highway 112 near Ashland on Monday afternoon.  |  Photo: WDIO-TV/File

Ryan Juntti
Updated: August 26, 2019 09:47 PM

The Wisconsin State Patrol says a construction zone flagger suffered life threatening injuries after she was hit by a car on Highway 112 near Ashland on Monday afternoon. 

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The state patrol says around 12:15, the flagger, a 43-year-old woman from Odanah, had northbound traffic on Highway 112 at Maple Lane stopped. The patrol says she was struck by a Toyota RAV4 that drove onto the right shoulder of the highway around four other vehicles that were stopped on the highway.   

The construction zone flagger was transported to a local hospital with suspected serious injuries.

The driver of the RAV4 is a 77-year-old man from Mason, Wisconsin. He was not injured in the crash. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.

Assisting agencies included Ashland Police Department, Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, and Ashland Fire/EMS.

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Ryan Juntti

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