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Accident: 200922532 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Freightliner, Later Dies

Accident: 200922532 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 04/05/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31434019104/05/20109199Arlington County, Dept. Of Environmental Services
On April 5, 2010, Employee #1 was performing traffic signal maintenance and working in an Altec AT30-G aerial work bucket, mounted on a 2009 Ford F-450 truck. The truck was set up in the right lane of the roadway, which was closed to traffic with cones, truck mounted strobes and a traffic arrow. Employee #1 was operating with the boom over the left lane of the roadway, which was open to vehicular traffic when the bucket was struck by a 2007 Freightliner moving van that was traveling eastbound on Columbia Pike. Employee #1 was transported to INOVA Fairfax Hospital, where he remained in critical condition until April 22, 2010, when he died from his injuries.
Keywords: maintenance, traffic accident, traffic barrel, boom, traffic control, struck by, tractor trailer, truck boom
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314340191 Fatality Other Electrical and electronic technicians

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