LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A worker for the Arkansas Department of Transportation has died after being hit by a car on Interstate 30 near Scott Hamilton Tuesday evening.

According to an official with ARDOT, the incident happened at 8:20 p.m. and briefly shut down westbound lanes while the worker was taken by MedFlight to a local hospital.

The injuries to the worker are not known at this time.

This is a developing story.