UPDATE: Struck utility worker in good condition; driver cited

kcsd-doorA utility work struck by a car Tuesday in Salem is in good condition, Sgt. Bill Beth, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman, said Wednesday.

The man, who was working as a flagger, was identified by Beth as James Harmon, 46, of Carpentersville, Illinois.

The driver of the car was identified by Beth as Mary Meyers-Nelson, 73, of Silver Lake. She was cited for inattentive driving.

Harmon was part of a crew that was working on the cable/phone lines on the utility poles just south of Highway 50 along Highway B in Salem.

Harmon was transported by Flight for Life medical helicopter to Froedert Hospital in Milwaukee.

Meyers-Nelson cooperated fully with deputies and no impairment on her part is suspected, Beth said.

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  1. Mike Cavalenes says:

    What is a utility work? I believe you meant worker.

    1. Indeed that is what I meant Mike. I changed the headline. Thanks!

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