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Accident: 202033742 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Overloaded Dump Truck

Accident: 202033742 -- Report ID: 0253610 -- Event Date: 10/06/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30550509110/11/20051611Warren County Dpw -
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on October 6, 2005, Employee #1, a Warren County highway employee, was working on a paving crew on New Vermont Rd. A grossly overloaded dump truck was approaching the work zone when it lost its brakes on the steep downhill grade. Employee #1 tried, but could not get out of the path of the out of control dump truck. Employee #1 was struck and killed.
Keywords: brake, overloaded, equipment failure, dump truck, struck by, motor vehicle, truck driver
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305505091 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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