NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (WJW) – A roadside assistance worker was killed in a crash along the Ohio Turnpike Monday afternoon.

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, a semi-truck was broken down on the side of road on I-80 Westbound, east of I-71.

Investigators say a service vehicle pulled up to help. The roadside assistance worker was next to the truck when another semi heading westbound struck him.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Drivers were to expect closures in the westbound lanes of I-80 Westbound.