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Accident: 105941.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Car While Clearing Vegetation Along

Accident: 105941.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 05/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1318581.01505/24/2018078272487 - Dixie Lawn Service Inc
On May 23, 2018, an employee and two coworkers were clearing vegetation along a highway. The employee was trimming weeds with a weed trimmer between the road an d guardrail. The employee was struck by a passenger car and was propelled about 50 feet into a creek. A coworker called 911. The two coworkers and the vehicle's driver moved the employee from the creek to the creek bank. The employee was tr ansported to a hospital by ambulance. The employee died at the hospital.
Keywords: highway shoulder, maintenance, struck by, vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1318581.015 19 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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