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Accident: 170094155 - Employee Killed When Struck By Motor Vehicle

Accident: 170094155 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 05/19/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10334333105/20/19931611Knox New Hope Industries
Employee #1 was trimming grass with a weed wacker along the berm of an entrance ramp from a rest stop onto I-71 southbound. A vehicle was traveling southbound at approximately 65 mph when its driver either fell asleep or lost control. The vehicle left I-71, came across a grass strip, and, although its driver began to brake, struck Employee #1. The vehicle continued across the entrance ramp and came to rest in gravel. Employee #1 sustained severe, multiple injuries to her entire body and was killed.
Keywords: fell asleep, highway, maintenance, traffic accident, construction, driver, collision, struck by, lost control, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103343331 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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