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Accident: 202637310 - Employee Is Struck By Truck On Side Of Road, Later Dies

Accident: 202637310 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 07/11/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31705469007/29/20134213Celadon Trucking Services, Inc.
On July 11, 2013, Employee #1 and a coworker were working on a disabled semi-truck. Both vehicles were located off the interstate and on the emergency shoulder. Employee #1 and the coworker were both wearing visibility vests. The driver of the semi-truck had placed traffic cones at the rear of the truck. A car hauler semi-truck operating at a normal speed veered off of the interstate and struck Employee #1 as he stood on the semi-truck's step. Employee #1 suffered an amputation below the knee among other injuries. Employee #1 died several days later due to complications from the injuries suffered in the collision.
Keywords: knee, amputated, traffic barrel, collision, truck, struck by, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317054690 Fatality Amputation Truck drivers, heavy

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