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Accident: 14454201 - Employee Killed By Out-Of-Control Semi-Trailer

Accident: 14454201 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/23/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11504126109/26/19917359Tri-State Signing, Inc.
Employee #1 was working inside barricades at a crossover on I-80, replacing a "Keep Right" sign that had been damaged. A semi, whose driver had apparently fallen asleep, crashed through the barricades, struck Employee #1, his pickup truck, and a concrete barrier. The semi burst into flames, crossed the westbound lanes of traffic, and came to rest in the north ditch. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fell asleep, highway, maintenance, traffic accident, barrier guard, trailer truck, collision, struck by, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115041261 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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