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Accident: 202366324 - Employee Dies Of Burns When Truck Goes Out Of Control

Accident: 202366324 -- Report ID: 1055360 -- Event Date: 09/12/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31034145809/13/20061611Sharp Line Industries Inc
At approximately 4:40 p.m. on September 12, 2006, Employee #1 was working for Sharp Line Industries, Inc., as a member of a crew installing road signs alongside the road. As the crew was putting in the last sign of the day, their truck started to roll. Employee #1 chased the truck, got into it, and tried to stop it. It went about a mile down the road, through a guardrail, and over an embankment. It caught fire with Employee #1 still inside. He was killed, due to his burn injuries.
Keywords: burn, embankment, guardrail, traffic accident, brake, fire, lost control, highway shoulder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310341458 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Other

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