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Accident: 14465108 - Employee Killed By Overturned Truck On Highway

Accident: 14465108 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 03/30/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10199141204/04/19889190Indiana Department Of Highways
Employee #1 was sitting in state highway truck #8718 while four coworkers were repairing highway guardrails. A semi tractor hit a small object in the road and went out of control. The tractor hit a concrete abutment on the west side of the bridge, reared across the highway and hit the east side of the bridge, and came back across the highway and struck truck #8718. The truck was turned around and pushed over onto Employee #1, who had meanwhile left the truck to get away from the out-of-control tractor when coworkers yelled. Employee #1 was killed. The state highway workers were in compliance with safety regulations.
Keywords: highway, truck, struck by, tractor--truck, lost control, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101991412 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, light

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