According to WPSD, around 6:48 a.m. Thursday, Graves County deputies responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on KY 339 West at Central Road.
Police said Ethan Barnett, 17, was driving eastbound on KY 339 West when he came upon a construction zone while crews were paving the highway.
Barnett reportedly swerved to miss a stopped car and struck Jennifer Burks, 53, of Eddyville, who was working as a flagger.
Deputies said several factors lead to the collision, including limited visibility and glare from the sun.
Barnett and his passenger were not injured, but Burks was taken to a local hospital for treatment.