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TDOT: Knox County maintenance worker hit while working near I-275 and I-40 interchange

Officials said he was injured due to the incident, but also said that his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Transportation said that a Knox County maintenance supervisor was hit while working near the I-275 and I-40 interchange on Monday.

According to a spokesperson from TDOT, the worker was injured but they did not appear to be life-threatening injuries. They said that the worker was hit by a vehicle, but did not specify the make or model of it.

Additional information about the incident, including details about the crash or the identity of the victim, was not immediately available. This story will be updated when more information is available.

The incident happened just a few days after Work Zone Awareness Week, an annual campaign to encourage safe driving through highway work zones across the country.