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Accident: 170055537 - Flagman Crushed And Killed By Backing Dump Truck

Accident: 170055537 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/18/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
303162204/20/19901611Nc Dept. Of Transportation, Division 13
Employee #1, of the North Carolina Department of Transportation, was acting as a flagman on a highway repair job in Rutherford County. He had waved a vehicle through, then stepped behind a dump truck that was backing up. Employee #1's head was crushed by the truck's rear wheels. He died.
Keywords: wheel, head, highway, repair, work rules, construction, flagman, crushed, dump truck, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3031622 Fatality Other Helpers, construction trades

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