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Accident: 170129845 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Backing Dump Truck

Accident: 170129845 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 02/13/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12374664602/13/19979621State Of Oregon Transportation Operations
Employee #1 was in the center median of Interstate 5 in Wilsonville, taking tickets for the Oregon Department of Transportation. When he was finished, he walked to the edge of the southbound lanes to cross to his state vehicle, which he had parked on the off-ramp of Exit 283. At this time, a loaded 18-yard Terex dump truck that was backing up 760 ft to a stockpile in the center median struck Employee #1. The driver did not see the employee, who was standing in the path of the truck, until the she turned around to face forward and saw him on the ground. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: back-up alarm, highway, work rules, dump truck, struck by, run over, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123746646 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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