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Construction worker killed in Tulsa accident

TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ Authorities say a construction worker is dead after he was struck by a pickup truck in Tulsa.

Police say the 59-year-old man was setting up traffic cones along the curb on East 51st Street when he was struck Wednesday night.

Tulsa television station KOTV reports (http://is.gd/DcCviz ) that the construction worker was dragged about 25 feet after he was struck.

He was taken to a Tulsa hospital where he later died.

Police say the worker was wearing a reflective vest and the truck's driver was going the speed limit. Police say they're awaiting the results of a blood alcohol test to determine if any charges should be filed.

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