Construction worker hit and killed near Centerville

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CENTERVILLE, Tex. (KBTX) - A construction worker in Leon County was hit and killed while picking up road signs Tuesday.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 22-year-old Jess Lavergnei was working on Hwy 7 near Centerville around 6:45 p.m.

Authorities say the driver was travelling east when he ran into Lavergnei.

There are currently no charges.

DPS is still investigating.