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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 903351 - One Employee Killed, One Injured When Struck By Automobile

Accident: 903351 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 04/18/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11494758304/20/19921611Gust K Newberg Construction Co
At approximately 3:45 a.m. on April 18, 1992, Employees #1 and #2 were checking interstate construction/traffic barricades to ensure that they were in proper positions for the morning traffic. They were working either behind the barricade/traffic barrels or away from the traffic when an automobile traveling in the southbound lane of the interstate, driven by an alleged drunken driver, crashed through the warning barrels and struck the two employees. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene and Employee #2 was critically injured with internal injuries and fractures, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, highway, traffic barrel, construction, traffic control, intoxicated, automobile, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114947583 Fatality Other Truck drivers, light
2 114947583 Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers

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