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Accident: 14476709 - One Killed, Two Injured When Truck Crashes Through Barricade

Accident: 14476709 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 09/05/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
238184609/09/19851731The W. G. Fairfield Co.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
238182009/06/19851611Stargel Construction Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
238184609/09/19851731The W. G. Fairfield Co.
Employees #1 through #3, all electricians, were preparing to wire a highway sign for a new exit ramp that was not yet in use. A semi-tractor trailer drove onto the ramp through drums and a wooden barricade. It struck five vehicles and then Employee #1, killing him. Employee #2 was standing on a 1-ton flatbed truck when it was hit; he sustained injuries when he was thrown to the pavement. Employee #3 was struck by a piece of the barricade.
Keywords: tractor trailer, highway, traffic accident, ramp, electrician, construction, struck by, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2381846 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 2381820 Occupation Not Listed
3 2381846 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported
4 2381846 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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