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Accident: 14414858 - Employee Killed When Flatbed Struck By Truck

Accident: 14414858 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 07/05/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
145845407/08/19851541Fred Weber Inc
Employee #1 was picking up traffic cones while situated on a 2 1/2 ft square platform attached to the back of a flatbed truck that was also towing a portable exit sign. The driver of another truck apparently misjudged the speed and distance of the flatbed and struck the portable sign trailer, pushing it into the flatbed. Employee #1 was caught between the sign trailer and flatbed, and was killed.
Keywords: highway, traffic accident, construction, caught between, collision, struck by, trailer, flatbed truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1458454 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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