Highway Worker Hit by Semi Tractor

NETAWAKA, Kan. - A highway worker is in the hospital Wednesday night after a semi tractor backed over him.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reports the accident happened about 2:15 Wednesday afternoon about seven miles north of Netawaka, Kan.

During construction work on US-75 at 130th, KHP reports a semi facing west on 130th at the intersection of US-75, was backing up and didn't see the highway worker standing on the dashed line of US-75.

Tereso Delaros-Robles, 46, of Wichita, was driving the Semi Freighliner.

Reyes Ramos, 34, of Wichita, was hit and taken to KU Medical Center with serious injuries.


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