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Accident: 801159 - Employee Killed When Struck By Truck

Accident: 801159 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 04/10/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30357895904/12/20011611S & W Construction Services Co Inc.
Employee #1, the owner's juvenile son, decided to accompany the work crew out on a job patching pot holes in the road. When they arrived at the site, Employee #1 and another employee got out of the truck and were standing on the curb. When the crew truck went to pull up so that the asphalt truck could also pull up, Employee #1 tried to jump onto the low boy trailer being pulled by the crew truck. He slipped and fell under the trailer. He received crush injuries to his chest and was killed.
Keywords: chest, slip, crushed, truck, fall, struck by, trailer, asphalt
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303578959 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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