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Accident: 14557326 - Flagman Struck And Killed By 18-Wheeler On Highway

Accident: 14557326 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 08/20/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1496416709/21/19841611James Hamilton Construction Co
Employee #1, a flagman, along with a driver and two coworkers on a propane burner truck, were removing temporary stripes from I-40 near Grants, New Mexico. The truck was towing a lighted sequential arrow board, which was partly in the right lane and partly on the shoulder. Employee #1 and the two coworkers were in or near the center lane when an 18-wheel truck passed within inches of the burner truck and sign board, striking and killing Employee #1.The two coworkers jumped out of the way.
Keywords: highway, traffic accident, construction, flagman, struck by, tractor trailer, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14964167 Fatality Concussion Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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