MoDOT worker injured near Palmyra when vehicle goes off road, strikes yield sign

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PALMYRA, Mo. — A 63-year-old Missouri Department of Transportation worker was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident on Monday near Palmyra.

Rodney Miller, a resident of Palmyra, was outside a John Deere front end loader on U.S. Route 61 at 10:15 a.m. when a Chevrolet Avalanche, driven by a 52-year-old Canton woman, went off the road, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The Avalanche struck a yield sign, and the yield sign hit Miller, who was working on a project.

He was airflighted to the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.

The crash happened one mile north of Palmyra.

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