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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 137568.015 - Employee Is Killed When Hit By Vehicle In Work Zone

Accident: 137568.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/26/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1544487.01507/27/2021Highway Specialty Company Inc

At 8:39 p.m. on July 26, 2021, an employee was leading traffic control efforts s etting up signage with a coworker as a sub-contractor on a highway project. The employee had finished setting up along the shoulder of the highway and was walki ng back to a truck when a vehicle struck the employee and fled the scene. The em ployee suffered multiple blunt force trauma injuries and was killed.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, distracted driving, flagman, highway, highway shoulder, highway work zone, injury illness prevention program, lighting, motor vehicle, road, struck by, traffic accident, traffic co
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation   X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1544487.015 47 M Fatality Flagman FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection

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