Road worker killed in overnight accident
A highway construction worker died early this morning following an accident near Saint-Lazare.
The man was part of a crew removing orange traffic cones from a worksite on Highway 40 eastbound.
He had been lifting the cones into the back of a truck when he fell and was run over by another truck following closely behind.
The man was rushed tohospital and died several hours later.
The Sûreté du Québec and Worker Health and Safety Board have both begun investigations into the circumstances.