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A Montana Department of Transportation highway worker died Wednesday when a truck struck the roadside crew member.

Truck hits, kills highway worker on I-90 South Billings exit

Construction workers look on as police investigate a crash that closed the South Billings Boulevard exit ramp of I-90 Wednesday afternoon.

The crash was reported at 3:24 p.m. The eastbound off-ramp from Interstate 90 to South Billings Boulevard remained closed as authorities investigated the incident.

Truck hits, kills highway worker on I-90 South Billings exit

Police investigate a crash that closed the South Billings Boulevard exit ramp of I-90 Wednesday afternoon.

Truck hits, kills highway worker on I-90 South Billings exit

Police are investigating a crash that closed the South Billings Boulevard exit ramp of I-90 Wednesday afternoon.

At the time of the crash, one lane on the off-ramp was open as crews worked around it. A flatbed Big Sky Steel truck hit the road worker, who is a 52-year-old MDOT crew member, according to Billings Police Lt. Brandon Wooley.

The driver of the Big Sky Steel truck was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

"This steel truck, eastbound, was driven by a 28-year-old male from Billings," Wooley said.

Truck hits, kills highway worker on I-90 South Billings exit

Police work at the scene of a truck a crash that killed a highway worker at the South Billings Boulevard exit ramp of I-90 on Wednesday afternoon.

Truck hits, kills highway worker on I-90 South Billings exit

Police are investigating a crash that closed the South Billings Boulevard exit ramp of I-90 Wednesday afternoon.

The MDOT worker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three other vehicles were involved in the crash, but no one else was injured, Wooley said. 

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Truck hits, kills highway worker on I-90 South Billings exit

Police are investigating a crash that closed the South Billings Boulevard exit ramp of I-90 Wednesday afternoon.

Truck hits, kills highway worker on I-90 South Billings exit

A crash closed the South Billings Boulevard exit ramp of I-90 on Oct. 24.

The Billings Police Department crime scene investigation van responded to the scene. Montana Highway Patrol, American Medical Response and Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office personnel also assisted.

Police are asking drivers along Interstate 90 to be aware of the crash scene and be cautious in the area.

Truck hits, kills highway worker on I-90 South Billings exit

Construction workers look on as police investigate a crash that closed the South Billings Boulevard exit ramp of I-90 Wednesday afternoon.

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