Highway Worker Frank Caputo Killed On I-294 In Chicago By Speeding Driver...

Highway Worker Frank Caputo Killed On I-294 In Chicago By Speeding Driver Running Into a Construction Zone


This is an update to an earlier story.

Chicago.CBSlocal.com is reporting on the death of construction worker Frank Caputo, 59, a week ago this Friday.

The certified flag man was hit by a car that some think was speeding at over eighty miles an hour. The car ran into a construction zone that Caputo was working in.

In a video report for CBS Local, Caputo’s brother pleaded with the public to make them aware of workers operating in construction areas.

The father of three was received by a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The current CBS Report had few other details.

The investigation into the accident continues and police are awaiting toxicology reports.

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