Construction worker fatally struck by SUV identified as 51-year-old

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DENVER — A construction flagger who was directing traffic was when he was fatally stuck by an SUV on Wednesday afternoon in Adams County has been identified, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

Troopers identified the man as 51-year-old Sean Keller of Lakewood on Thursday.

According to CSP, Keller was hit by a Jeep and was pinned underneath the vehicle. The agency received the call at 2:52 p.m. on Wednesday

Keller was taken to Denver Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The agency said Keller was working for a private company, not the Colorado Department of Transportation.

CSP said Keller was directing traffic in both directions using a handheld “STOP”/”SLOW” sign. He had just switched the sign to “STOP,” which the driver failed to do, hitting Keller. CSP could not say what charges the driver may face.

The agency said Keller was working for a private company, not the Colorado Department of Transportation.

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