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Accident: 14490239 - One Killed, One Injured When Struck By Tractor Trailer

Accident: 14490239 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 06/27/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10016962206/30/19861611Phoenix Enterprises
Employees #1 and #2 were parked on the left northbound shoulder of Interstate 81, about 0.4 miles south of State Route 221 in Cortland County, NY. They had just recovered the last traffic control sign from the right side of the highway and were securing the sign to their 1978 Chevrolet pick-up when a tractor with a tank trailer, which had been traveling north in the passing lane, pulled off the highway and partially jackknifed. It struck Employee #2, throwing him 30 to 35 ft to the north. The tractor trailer then crossed over the bed of the pick-up and struck Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: tank truck, traffic accident, construction, collision, struck by, highway shoulder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100169622 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 100169622 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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