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Accident: 52306.015 - Employee Is Struck By Traffic Debris And Is Killed

Accident: 52306.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 09/06/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
940213.01509/06/2013Williams Brothers Construction Co., Inc.
At 10:30 a.m. on September 6, 2013, an employee was on the side of a highway loading tools onto his work truck behind a concrete construction barrier in a protected work zone. A vehicle traveling on the highway lost a piece of metal resembling a mower deck shaft. The metal bounced several times on the highway and then bounced over the concrete construction barrier. The metal struck the employee in the back of the head and he was killed.
Keywords: struck by, head, highway, vehicle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 940213.015 49 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Construction laborers

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