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Road crew worker killed after being hit by driver, Fort Worth police say

Fort Worth road crew worker killed in possible drunk driving incident

Police shut down a portion of Camp Bowie Boulevard West on Tuesday as they investigated an accident in which a road crew worker was hit by a driver. Police initially suspected the driver was drunk, but then said the driver had a medical issue.
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Police shut down a portion of Camp Bowie Boulevard West on Tuesday as they investigated an accident in which a road crew worker was hit by a driver. Police initially suspected the driver was drunk, but then said the driver had a medical issue.

A road crew worker was killed Tuesday morning after being hit by what was initially suspected to be a driver under the influence, police said.

The motorist was taken into custody but released after police determined the driver has a medical condition which caused the accident, police said Tuesday afternoon.

The victim was Phillip Szurgot, age 45, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner.

The fatality was reported shortly after 9:30 a.m. at 10600 Camp Bowie Boulevard.

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An overturned vehicle is seen on the right shoulder of Camp Bowie Boulevard West on Tuesday. Police have taken custody of the driver who hit a road crew worker. Stephen English senglish@star-telegram.com

Fort Worth police initially said via email that the driver appeared to have been driving under the influence.

Police did not release any further information on the motorist or the circumstances of the wreck.

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Stephen English: 817-390-7330, @sbenglish74
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