UPDATE: Flagman struck by vehicle (with photos and video)

Published 3:17 pm Wednesday, December 14, 2011

An Alabama Department of Transportation flagman was transported by Life Flight after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon.

Hobi Hussey, 21, of Elba was taken to Baptist South in Montgomery and the severity of his injuries is unclear, according to Alabama State Trooper Greg Eubanks.

A woman, driving a champaign-colored Chevrolet (Geo) Prism heading toward Luverne, struck Hussey about 7 miles west of Troy. The accident happened about 2:30 p.m.

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A Goshen emergency responder at the scene said the impact caused one boot and Hussey’s cell phone and radio to dislodge.

Troopers are investigating the wreck.