INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) — An Hillsdale County man was killed in a crash on Grand River Avenue near M-52 in Leroy Township on Thursday.

State police confirmed the crash in a tweet.

According to the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred just before 2 p.m., when a car heading east hit a construction flag worker who was directing traffic in a work zone.

Initially, the worker was severely injured. Emergency crews had to help get the man out from under the car that hit him.

Ambulances took the man to a nearby hospital where he later died. He was 70 years old.

The man was working for a contractor with the State of Michigan before he died.

The driver, a 23-year-old woman from Williamston, had minor injuries.

Though the investigation is ongoing, officials ask anyone with information to call 517-676-8202.