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Accident: 120478.015 - Employee Dies After Struck By Semi-Truck

Accident: 120478.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 10/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1436033.01510/07/2019912174223 - County Of Lexington Public Safety
At 3:30 p.m. on October 4, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, EMS responders, wer e toned out to respond to a medical call. On the way to the call, they noticed a motor vehicle accident on the side of the road. They stopped to find out if the re were any injuries. There were accident victims on both sides of the road. The coworker attended the victims standing on the grassy area near the engine while Employee #1 attended to a patient in one of the cars involved in the accident o n the opposite side of the road from the fire engine. While Employee #1 was atte nding to a patient, a semi-truck drove through the scene and struck him. The cow orker saw that Employee #1 had been struck, went over to him, and began to admin ister medical aid. Additional emergency personnel arrived at the scene. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, but died from his injuries.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, emergency response, motor vehicle, struck by, tractor trailer, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1436033.015 46 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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