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Accident: 103211.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Dump Truck

Accident: 103211.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 01/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1295017.01502/14/2018Mark Rowe
At 3:15 p.m. on January 13, 2017, Employee #1 was exchanging keys for heavy equi pment with the site foreman next to the excavation area. After exchanging keys with the site foreman, Employee #1 began crossing the street to move a piece of equipment on the opposite side of the street that was obstructing the travel pa th of a dump truck. The dump truck was backing up to reload and Employee #1 cro ssed into the path of the dump truck as it backed up. Employee #1 was struck by the dump truck while trying to maneuver out of its travel path after realizing his proximity to the dump truck. Employee #1 fell to the ground after being stru ck. Employee #1 was not ran over by the wheels but struck and drug by underlyin g components of the vehicle. The truck stopped after the driver saw Employee #1 lying in front of the vehicle. Employee #1 was hospitalized with head trauma a nd later died.
Keywords: backing up, dump truck, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1295017.015 56 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy FallDist:
Cause: Excavation

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