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Accident: 200331544 - Driver Is Killed When Struck By Truck

Accident: 200331544 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 06/02/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30911501206/06/20051611Myrl & Roy'S Paving, Inc.
On June 2, 2005, Employee #1, a truck driver, parked his truck in a construction zone while waiting to back up to a mill that was removing asphalt from a street. He left his truck to talk with a city street department employee. When returning to his truck, Employee #1 walked behind another truck, which then backed into him and killed him. The driver of the second truck could not see Employee #1 in her mirrors. Both trucks had functioning backup alarms.
Keywords: back-up alarm, truck, struck by, communication, asphalt, backing up, inattention, road paving, truck driver
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309115012 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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