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Accident: 78322.015 - Employee Is Killed By An Unescorted Motorist

Accident: 78322.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/23/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1080299.01507/24/2015Intermountain Slurry Seal, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on July 23, 2015, Employee #1 was driving a modified golf cart, put ting down retro-reflective tabs on Highway 71 near mile marker 141. The employe e was heading northbound on the right hand shoulder of the highway when he neare d a motorist, who was not being escorted by a pilot vehicle and was driving nort hbound in the right hand lane. As the motorist neared the golf cart, the golf c art unexpectedly swerved left into the motorist path. The golf cart was struck by the motorist and both vehicles ended up on the right hand side of the road. Employee #1 was killed and sustained atllanto-occipital dissociation, fracture o f C5 vertebrae with marked soft tissue hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, mult iple fractured ribs, fractured pelvis and various lacerations and contusions.
Keywords: contusion, crushed, fracture, golf cart, hemorrhage, highway, highway shoulder, laceration, motor vehicle, pelvis, rib, run over, struck by, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1080299.015 22 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Paving

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