HAMPTON, N.H. — New Hampshire Department of Transportation officials say a bridge operator has died of injuries suffered after being hit by a car.

The officials say two bridge operators working at the Hampton River Bridge had completed a bridge lift for a fishing boat at about 10 p.m. Friday and left to go home when one of them was hit by a car while crossing Route 1A.

WMUR-TV says 67-year-old Jim Hayes died Tuesday at a hospital.

Hampton police are investigating.

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