For the second day in a row, State Police report a highway worker hit by a drunk, this time fatally on I-93 in Medford.
James Scoville, 31, of Chelmsford, was arrested on OUI charges after the 2:45 a.m. crash near exit 33, State Police say.
According to State Police:
The suspect collided with a worker for Hi-Way Safety Systems, who was on foot retrieving traffic cones following a line painting operation. That worker was fatally injured. His name, age, and hometown are not being released at this time.
A second company worker, a 33-year-old Taunton man, was on the rear of a company truck that was hit by the suspect. That worker sustained minor injuries.
Yesterday, a MassDOT worker was seriously injured while in a work zone near the Ted Williams Tunnel, allegedly by another drunk driver.