A construction worker was killed on Tuesday when a truck-and-trailer spun into a construction zone after being rear-ended on I-94.
A Ford F150 was eastbound on I-94 in Rogers at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday when it slowed for traffic as it approached County Road 81.
It was rear-ended by a Kenworth truck as it slowed, and spun into the construction lane, striking two vehicles and two construction workers.
One of the workers, 59-year-old Vernon Hedquist of Pillager, Minnesota, was killed by the impact.
The other, 64-year-old Thomas Wood of Maple Grove, suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the Ford F150, a 30-year-old man from Minneapolis, was uninjured, as was the 47-year-old driver of the Kenworth truck, who is from Saint Paul Park.
The eastbound interstate was reduced to a single for around 4 hours while the scene was attended.