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Accident: 170126759 - Foreman Killed When Struck By Car On Highway

Accident: 170126759 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 04/01/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10424665707/07/19921611Shelby County Secondary Road Department
Employees were cleaning cracks in a highway for a contractor to seal. They were changing the zone (work area). One employee was on a hill, west of M56 and F24, flagging cars and changing signs around. Employee #1, the foreman, and a coworker were on a hill at the east end of the work site. Contractors were at the intersection of Highway F24 and M56. Employee #1 and the coworker had a flatbed truck and a pickup with an attached air compressor parked in the eastbound lane with flashers and strobe lights. Flaggers at the west end flagged a car around the contractor and county trucks and into the westbound lane. Employee #1 tripped and was struck and killed by the car.
Keywords: highway, traffic accident, construction, automobile, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104246657 Fatality Other Supervisors, n.e.c.

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