Flags at Half-Staff for Dead MoDOT Worker

1 decade 3 years 7 months ago Monday, April 10 2006 Apr 10, 2006 Monday, April 10, 2006 6:20:00 PM CDT April 10, 2006 in News
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Flags at half-staff for late MoDOT worker JEFFERSON CITY - Flags at state government buildings were at half-staff today to honor a transportation worker killed on the job last week. Bob Eftink was killed Friday when a dump truck backed over him in a southeast Missouri construction zone near Old Appleton on Interstate 55. Eftink, from Marble Hill, was 62 and had been a been a state Department of Transportation employee for 20 years. Governor Blunt asked that flags remain at half-staff until dusk on Monday. Mo-DOT officials say they are unsure if the dump truck had sounded an alarm when it backed up. The truck was not owned by the state.

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