Utility worker headed home after storm cleanup killed on Mississippi highway

Published 1:28 pm Thursday, September 24, 2020

A utility worker who had been working to help restore power on the Gulf Coast after recent storm damage was killed Wednesday when his vehicle struck an 18-wheeler.

WKRG-TV reports the man was identified as Darrell Holt, 37, from Excelsior Springs, Missouri.

Holt reportedly worked for R&M Pole Line Construction and was driving in a convoy of other power trucks when he struck the 18-wheeler.

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The accident happened on Mississippi Highway 45 in Macon, Mississippi.

A GoFund Me account has been setup for Holt’s family: