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Accident: 118306.015 - One Employee Is Killed, One Is Injured When Struck By Automo

Accident: 118306.015 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1417734.01507/23/2019162360990 - Louisville Water Company
On July 22, 2019, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a water utility company, were replacing a fire hydrant located at the intersection of two residential streets. The fire hydrant had been previously struck and damaged by a vehicle. As they worked, an automobile drove through the work area, first striking Employee #1, then running over Employee #2, and finally stopping with Employee #2 pinned underneath the vehicle. Employee #2, who sustained multiple blunt force trauma injuries, was killed. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: pinned, automobile, construction, run over, maintenance, caught by, traffic control, struck by, traffic accident
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1417734.015 54 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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