Construction worker Sammy Stuart Blankenship, 57, killed in pedestrian collision on I-59/20 in Bessemer, Alabama

Modified Date: 
Mon, 10/14/2019 - 4:17pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, September 22, 2019

Construction worker hit and killed in overnight accident

According to the Bessemer Police Department, when officers arrived, they found a man hit. The man was a member of the road construction crew and later died at a hospital.

Construction worker killed in hit-and-run on I-59/20; suspect now in custody

The motorist, who has not yet been identified, is in jail after he fled the crash scene. Bessemer police are working to obtain warrants against him.

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For drivers who speed past construction zones, warning signs and flashing lights, Blankenships urges caution so workers can make it home safely.

People Involved: 
Sammy Stuart Blankenship
Roadway: 
I-59/20

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