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Accident: 200361855 - Two Workers Are Struck By Motor Vehicle And One Is Killed

Accident: 200361855 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 08/27/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31729055908/29/20131623Templar Inc.
On August 27, 2013, Employees #1 and #2, of Templar Inc., a construction company specializing in fiber optic installation and services, were working along a highway. The highway speed limit was posted at 55 miles per hour. Employee #1 was marking the location of an underground line that ran below the turn lane. Employee #2 was next to Employee #1 and performing the duties of a flagger. A privately owned vehicle was travelling in the travel/through lane. The vehicle veered to the right, entered the turn lane, and struck both workers. Emergency medical services were called. Employee #1 was declared dead at the scene. Employee #2 refused emergency medical treatment for the bruises he received when struck.
Keywords: highway, abdomen, traffic accident, vehicle, construction, traffic control, struck by, motor vehicle, undrgrd power line, contusion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317290559 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Other
2 317290559 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Other

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