OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - A highway department worker in Outagamie County was significantly hurt after being hit in the head by a shovel that fell off the back of a passing pickup truck.
It happened while working along southbound Highway 441 around 9 a.m. Thursday.
Officials say the vehicle that the shovel fell from is described as an older model white Ford F250 or F350 truck with a ladder or utility rack. The shovel was also recovered at the scene.
If you have any information regarding the vehicle involved in this accident, place contact Officer Ryan Peterson with the Fox Valley Metro Police Department at 920.788.7505 or Ryan.Peterson@fvmpd.org.