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Accident: 200375756 - Three Employees Are Struck By Motor Vehicle; One Is Killed

Accident: 200375756 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 10/12/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31569463810/13/20110782Jacco Llc
At approximately 9:50 a.m. on October 12, 2011, Employee #1, #2 and #3, along with three other coworkers were working along Interstate 85 near mile marker 83, weed eating near the guardrail. Employee #1 was 20 feet off of the road, attempting to start his weed eater. Employee #2 was retrieving safety glasses from the truck tool box, and Employee #3 was standing 3 feet from Employee #1, replacing the line on his weed eater. A vehicle towing an enclosed landscaping trailer lost control and ran off the road, striking Employees #1, #2 and #3. Employee #1 was dragged 15 feet and pinned under the trailer. Employee #2 was pinned between the bed of the truck and the trailer. Employee #3 was struck by the corner of the trailer as he ran for safety. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the site of the accident, while Employees #2 and #3 were taken to a local hospital for treatment. They were released on the same day. Employee #2 sustained injuries to his ribs, shoulders, chest, back and hips. Employee #3 sustained injuries to his left shoulder and back.
Keywords: guardrail, truck, abrasion, struck by, trailer, lost control, highway shoulder, motor vehicle, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315694638 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction
2 315694638 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction
3 315694638 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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