Randolph Norman Westenfelder, 51, of Pilot Mountain, and David B. Peterson, 30, of Burlington — both identified as employees of Flagger Force — were attempting to set up lane closure signs on North Murrow Boulevard when they were hit by a vehicle. Police say they were wearing high-visibility clothing.
The vehicle also struck a large arrow board directing traffic to merge left and a work truck.
Westenfelder died of his injuries. Peterson is in critical condition.
Police say charges are pending against the driver, a 20-year-old from Charlotte.
A representative from Flagger Force issued the following statement after the crash:
“On Monday, January 29, an incident involving a Flagger Force crew and a motorist occurred in a work zone located in Greensboro, North Carolina, resulting in injuries. We take the safety of our employees, clients, and community very seriously and are currently working with the authorities and conducting an internal investigation. In light of the ongoing investigation, we do not have additional information to share at this time.”
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.
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