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Accident: 14481188 - Struck By Recreational Vehicle On Highway.

Accident: 14481188 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 08/06/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
115158808/08/19841611Nello L Teer Company
EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING AS "SLOW" FLAGGER ON THE W.V. TURNPIKE, WALKING ON A BERM ALONG A LINE OF TRAFFIC TO SLOW IT DOWN PRIOR TO ANOTHER FLAGMAN STOPPING TRAFFIC FURTHER AHEAD. THE VICTIM WAS STRUCK FROM BEHIND BY A 28 FT MOTOR HOME, WHICH HAD SWERVED FROM THE NORTH BOUND LANE ONTO THE BERM. THE WORK AREA WAS PROPERLY SIGNED, AND A 45 MPH SPEED LIMIT WAS IN FORCE AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THE VICTIM WAS PROPERLY ATTIRED IN AN ORANGE TRAFFIC CONTROL VEST AND ORANGE HARD HAT. THERE WAS APROX 1/4 MILE UNOBSTRUCTED VISION FOR NORTH BOUND TRAF- FIC APPROACHING THE ACCIDENT SCENE. THE BERM WHERE THE VICTIM WAS WALKING IS A CONSTANT 5 FT IN WIDTH. THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS AND THE HIGHWAY WAS DRY.
Keywords: highway, traffic accident, vehicle, flagman, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1151588 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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