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Accident: 120465.015 - One Employee Is Killed, Two Are Injured When Struck By Vehic

Accident: 120465.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 09/25/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1435964.01510/01/2019Plant Improvement Company, Inc.
At 10:53 a.m. on September 25, 2019, Employee #1, Employee #2 and Employee #3 we re excavating a dirt roadway median, on a active two-lane roadway, during a high way construction project. A passing driver, of a 2013 Dodge Avenger, then intru ded into the roadway's median (worksite area), striking the three employees work ing (on foot). Afterward, the vehicle then collided with the front and bucket o f a mini excavator and finally stopped. Employee #1 and Employee #2 were prop elled into the air and landed in a westbound lane, on the roadway. Employee #1 sustained blunt impact injuries and died. Employee #2 received emergency transp ort, was hospitalized and suffered two fractures of the left leg, ligament damag e to the right leg and head/scalp lacerations. Employee #3 was grazed by the ve hicle's side, fell onto the median, and suffered back and wrist strain injuries and a torn meniscus in his right knee.
Keywords: automobile, back, bucket , collapse, construction, construction vehicle, contact, earthmoving equip, emergency response, excavator, fall, flying object, fracture, head, highway, highway work zone, knee, laceration, leg
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 Occupation Construction
1 1435964.015 54 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy FallDist:
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Cause: Excavation
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2 1435964.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Supervisors, production occupations FallDist:
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Cause: Excavation
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3 1435964.015 19 M Non Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
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Cause: Excavation
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