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Accident: 134425.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Two Construction Tru

Accident: 134425.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/30/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1522455.01503/31/2021Traffic Commander, Llc
At 5:09 p.m. on March 30, 2021, Employee #1 and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed by a company engaged in construction traffic control, were installing a traffic co ntrol sign. Employee #1 was standing on the road between two stopped trucks, on e driven by Coworker #1 and the other driven by Coworker #2. Coworker #1's foot slipped off the truck's brake pedal and onto the accelerator pedal, which cause d the truck he was operating to move forward. The truck struck Employee #1, who was pinned between the two trucks. Employee #1 sustained blunt force traumatic crushing injuries. Emergency medical services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: accelerator pedal, blunt force trauma, brake, caught between, construction, construction vehicle, crushed, highway work zone, installing, pinned, road, struck by, traffic control, truck, truck driver, warning sign
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1522455.015 37 M Fatality Laborers, except construction FallDist:
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Cause: Traffic protection
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