Construction worker hit by car in Gwinnett dies

A construction worker who was hit by a car on I-85 North has died.

Lamar Ragland, 42, died a day after the accident early Friday on Ga. 317, Gwinnett County police Cpl. Wilbert Rundles said.

It was in the same area where construction is underway to extend the existing HOT (or high occupancy toll) lanes from Old Peachtree Road past the Mall of Georgia to Hamilton Mill Road.

“Charges against the driver, Peter Rozboril, will be forthcoming,” Rundles said.

He hit Ragland, who was wearing a reflective jacket and helmet at the time, trying to exit onto I-985 North, Rundles said.

Ragland was taken to a local hospital in serious condition, and he later died there.

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