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Accident: 201282969 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Vehicle

Accident: 201282969 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 04/22/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31103894704/23/20081799U.S. Traffic Technologies, Inc.
At approximately 6:00 p.m. on April 22, 2008, Employee #1 and other coworkers staged traffic control devices and equipments (DOT safety barrels) on the shoulder of south to northbound on I-75 between exits 218 and 221. The employees were on the right side of the shoulder south to north on I-75 at an approximate distance of 17.5 ft away from the road on the grassy side of the shoulder. Employee #1 placed a barrel from off the back of the truck onto the shoulder, it tipped over and the wind blew the barrel into the road of I-75 traffic. An oncoming vehicle hit the barrel, and he dashed into the lane to retrieve the barrel. Employee #1 was struck by a vehicle traveling north and died at the scene of the accident.
Keywords: highway, traffic barrel, vehicle, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311038947 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Other

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