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Accident: 201271640 - Flagman Killed By Car After Being Struck In Work Zone

Accident: 201271640 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 03/25/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30471995803/26/20031623Speegle Contracting Company, Inc.
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on March 25, 2003, an employee who was performing flagman duties was struck by a 1994 Red Ford Taurus that was traveling southeast on Walnut Grove Road. The flagman was wearing a hard hat and holding a STOP/SLOW sign. However, the flagman did not have on high visibility clothing (reflective vest) nor were highway (orange) cones strategically placed throughout the work-zone. The employee was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: highway, hard hat, traffic barrel, vehicle, flagman, traffic control, automobile, struck by, reflective vest
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304719958 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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