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Accident: 200922789 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Overpass

Accident: 200922789 -- Report ID: 0355116 -- Event Date: 02/08/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31630775002/09/20129224City Of Alexandria Fire Department
On February 8, 2012, Employee #1 was responding to a car fire that was in the southbound lane of Interstate 395 (I-395). The medical unit pulled in front of the engine company that was already on the scene, in the far left-hand lane of northbound I-395. Reportedly, Employee #1 stepped over a concrete jersey barrier, at an overpass that he apparently did not know was above a stream. He fell approximately 30 feet, and he was killed.
Keywords: highway, emergency response, barrier guard, fall, bridge
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316307750 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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