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Accident: 14302319 - Employee Killed When Struck By Pickup Truck

Accident: 14302319 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 10/16/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11170613110/18/19909621State Of Vermont, Agency Of Transportation
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on October 16, 1990, Employee #1 was working with a construction crew on the west shoulder of U.S. Route 7, approximately 1/4 mile south of the intersection of F-5 and Route 7 in Charlotte, VT. A main construction zone in the center lanes of Route 7 had been coned off and flashing directional arrows and signs directed both north- and southbound traffic to the outside breakdown lanes and shoulder area of Route 7. Employee #1 had crossed the breakdown lane from the coned off construction area to work on the sensor conduit lines on the west shoulder of Route 7. Employee #1 was advised to move while a coworker was blowing debris from a crack in the pavement. Employee #1 moved southeasterly, adjacent to the paved road, with his back to the traffic. Employee #1 was struck by the right side of a southbound pickup on the left leg, hip, and head and was thrown 15 feet. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced brain dead at 7:30 p.m.
Keywords: head, struck by, pickup truck, highway shoulder, hip, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111706131 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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