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Accident: 759761 - Flagman Killed When Struck By Van; Driver Fell Asleep

Accident: 759761 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/14/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
303062409/14/19871623J. T. Russell & Sons, Incorporated
EMPLOYEE #1, A FLAGMAN ON A SEWER LINE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT, WAS RUN OVER BY A DELIVERY VAN. THE DRIVER HAD APPEARENTLY FALLEN ASLEEP. EMPLOYEE #1 HAD JUST RETURNED FROM A BREAK AND WAS PUTTING ON HIS SAFETY VEST, STANDING ABOUT 2 FEET OFF THE ROADWAY, WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD SHORTLY AFTER BEING TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: highway, traffic accident, construction, flagman, truck, struck by, run over, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3030624 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Helpers, construction trades

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