Dickenson County

Traffic flagman hit by truck

DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. - A flagman for a mowing company died after he was hit by a truck in Dickenson County Tuesday.

Virginia State Police tell us 21-year-old Ryan Milgrim of Clinchco, Va. was flagging traffic near Red Onion Mountain when he was struck by the truck. Milgrim died at the scene.

Police identified the driver as 34-year-old James Moore of Coeburn.

The accident remains under investigation and no charges have been filed.

Milgrim worked for Glass Machinery and Excavation of Jonesville and was contracted by the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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