NMDOT worker hit and killed while directing traffic at crash

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CLOVIS, N.M. — New Mexico State Police say a state Department of Transportation employee was killed Thursday morning near Clovis.

According to state police, a truck hit Gerald Woodard, 58, while he was directing traffic around a crash.

They said NMDOT trucks had flashing lights and flags, but it didn’t stop a truck from crashing into the scene. That truck driver is in a Lubbock hospital in critical condition.

This is a developing story. Stay with KOB 4 Eyewitness News and KOB.com for updates.