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Accident: 117696.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Backing Up Dump Truck

Accident: 117696.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 04/17/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1395033.01504/17/2019V.E. Whitehurst And Sons, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on April 17, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a construction company, were engaged in road repair work. Employee #1 was part of a crew dumping asphalt on the road. After finishing work on the road's south end, he began to walk toward the road's north end. The coworker was operating a dump truck and backing up the truck. The coworker did not see Employee #1, and the dump truck struck and killed Employee #1.
Keywords: repair, construction, dump truck, crushed, backing up, road paving, struck by, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1395033.015 27 M Fatality Other FallDist:
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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