ODOT worker injured east of Portland

WELCHES, Ore. (KGW) – An Oregon Department of Transportation worker was airlifted to the hospital after getting hurt while paving a highway.

The incident happened around 10:00 Thursday morning on Highway 26 near Welches.

ODOT hasn’t said much about the accident, just that it brought him down off the mountain in an ambulance before putting him onto a LifeFlight.

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