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Accident: 202498762 - Employee Killed When Struck By Backing Truck

Accident: 202498762 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 07/07/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31130435607/30/20071611Rummel, Klepper, & Kahl, Llp
On July 7, 2007, Employee #1, a technical inspector for a state-sponsored highway administration project, was standing beside a lane being paved, directing the paver control at an interchange. A water truck was backing up in the same lane and it struck Employee #1. He was transported to the hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries on July 28, 2007. The water truck was backing up without a ground guide.
Keywords: back-up alarm, tank truck, highway, signalman, work rules, construction, struck by, run over, backing up, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311304356 Fatality Fracture Construction inspectors FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Bituminous concrete placement
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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