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Accident: 131220.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Speeding Truck

Accident: 131220.015 -- Report ID: 0625500 -- Event Date: 11/19/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1503381.01511/20/2020Anderson Columbia Co., Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on November 19, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a road construction company, was surveying a highway gore for lane striping. He had left the highwa y work zone, driven in a company vehicle two miles south, and stepped onto the h ighway to paint spots in support of the striping operation. No visual or physic al barriers protected the employee. As he worked, he was struck by an oncoming heavy duty truck moving at high speed. The employee sustained multiple system t raumatic injuries and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, construction, highway work zone, paint, painter, speeding, struck by, surveyor, traffic control, truck, unguarded, unprotected
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1503381.015 59 M Fatality Helpers, surveyor FallDist:
Cause: Surveying

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