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Accident: 943431 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tractor Trailer

Accident: 943431 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 07/22/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10283372007/23/19911622Williams Brothers
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on July 22, 1991, Employee #1 was standing at the rear of a cement truck that was parked in the southbound emergency lane of I-85 in Commerce, GA. He was dumping a load of ready mix concrete into forms. A coworker, who was operating a vibrator approximately 10 feet away, told Employee #1 to dump more concrete. Employee #1 was then struck by a tractor trailer that was traveling southbound on I-85. He was killed, sustaining head and internal injuries and an amputated foot. He was not wearing a warning vest; no markers were used; and the tractor trailer driver misjudged the situation.
Keywords: highway, construction, struck by, tractor trailer, reflective vest, highway shoulder, warning sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102833720 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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