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Gov. Evers orders flags to half-staff in honor of DPW worker

Posted: 4:18 PM, Feb 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-15 22:18:59Z
The US flag flies at half-mast above the White House

Gov. Tony Evers ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff in honor of killed Department of Public Works employee Bryan Rodriguez.

"Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Bryan Rodriguez, a dedicated employee for the City of Milwaukee and a devoted father, husband, and member of the community," Gov. Evers said. "We mourn Bryan's death and remember his legacy and his service."

The order is in effect at sunrise on Saturday, and ends at sunset the same day.

Rodriguez was struck and killed by a vehicle while filling potholes Feb. 8.