A contract worker painting stripes on a runway at Fargo's Hector International Airport was struck and killed by an airport vehicle.

A contract worker painting stripes on a runway at Fargo's Hector International Airport was struck and killed by an airport vehicle.

Airport Authority Executive Director Shawn Dobberstein says the man who died was in a small, specialty vehicle, doing routine runway maintenance about 12:30 a.m. Monday.

Fargo police identify the victim as 48-year-old Darry Arveson Jr. of Glen Ullin. He died at the scene.

The incident did not affect any air traffic.