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Accident: 202361887 - Employee Is Killed While Picking Up Cones On Highway

Accident: 202361887 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 06/21/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31005113106/21/20061611American Infrastructure
On June 21, 2006, Employee #1 was on the rear lift gate of a stake body construction vehicle that was picking up road cones from the fast lane of a two-lane highway. A coworker stated that she heard Employee #1 yell, as he usually did when he missed a cone. The truck was pulled forward and then stopped to retrieve the cone. Employee #1 was found lying behind the truck. He was killed.
Keywords: highway, traffic control, riding on equipment, truck, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310051131 Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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