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Accident: 88265.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Speeding Vehicle.

Accident: 88265.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/01/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1174983.01509/02/2016Valley Construction Company
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on September 1, 2016, an employee was holding up a sign reading "SLOW" for traffic, so that rock trucks could get in and out of the construction zone. A speeding vehicle, which was being pursued by local police through multiple counties, entered the work zone at a high rate of speed and being driven erratically. The driver left the roadway, entered the median, lost control of the vehicle and crossed into the work zone and struck the employee. The employee was killed.
Keywords: struck by, flagger, motor vehicle, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1174983.015 62 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Flagman FallDist:
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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