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Accident: 737767 - Employee Injures Head In Fall From Pickup Truck, Later Dies

Accident: 737767 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 08/26/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10432453809/02/19861611E.H. Hughes Company, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10432452009/02/19861611Reliable Construction Service
At 8:00 a.m. on August 26, 1986, Employee #1, of E.H. Hughes Co., the prime contractor of an resurfacing asphalt job on Interstate 65, was assigned to work with Reliable Construction Service, a subcontractor responsible for traffic control. Employee #1 was stacking traffic control cones in the bed of a Ford F10 pickup truck. The truck was traveling at approximately 3 to 5 mph when it suddenly jerked, causing Employee #1 to lose his balance and fall out of the truck. Employee #1 landed on his feet, but then lost his balance and fell over backward, striking his head on the pavement. Employee #1 died two days later at University Hospital, Louisville.
Keywords: head, highway, construction, traffic control, fall, pickup truck, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104324538 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers
2 104324520 Occupation Not Listed

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