TDOT Worker Dies After Being Struck By Car On Christmas Eve

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF)- A worker with the Tennessee Department of Transportation has died after being struck on the side of I- 40 on Christmas Eve.

Our Nashville afflilate, WTVF reports J.R. Rodgers was hit by a car after he had stopped to help a family in need.

Officials say Dennis Castellanos Moreno is charged with operating a vehicle without a license and driving without insurance.

Rodgers was also a football coach at Cheatam County High School.

The school tweeted that he will be missed.

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