Jennifer Benefield, 816-607-2153 (o), 816-509-2561 (c)
LEE'S SUMMIT - Missouri Department of Transportation Kansas City District Motorist Assist Operator Clifton J. Scott, 50, was killed in the line of duty early today.
Scott, who on Monday celebrated 15 years of service with the Department, was providing traffic control assistance at an Interstate 70/470 crash site when he was struck by a motorist.
Scott began his career with MoDOT June 1, 1997 as a maintenance crew worker. He was promoted to an intermediate, then senior crew worker before joining Motorist Assist August 1, 2002.
His survivors include a fiancé, brother, sister, and a 14-year-old son.