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Police: Flagger seriously injured after being hit by vehicle near Amity

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AMITY, OR (KPTV) -

Oregon State Police said a highway zone worker was hit by a vehicle on Highway 99W near milepost 47, just south of Amity.

OSP troopers are still on scene. 

OSP said preliminary information indicates a highway worker was hit while flagging traffic. A vehicle was stopped for construction and was rear-ended by another vehicle.

OSP said the driver who failed to stop is suspected of DUII. 

The flagger, an adult male, was taken to a Portland hospital with serious injuries.

Highway 99W near milepost 47 will be closed while the investigation continues.

FOX 12 will update this story with new information as it becomes available.

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