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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 94457.015 - Employee Suffers Apparent Heart Attack, Resulting In Traffic

Accident: 94457.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 04/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1222490.01504/04/2017Hawkeye Paving Corporation
At approximately 10:20 p.m. on April 3, 2017, an employee and two coworkers were in the process of removing traffic control cones/barrels. The employee was parked alone in a pickup truck on/near shoulder of an on ramp. Two coworkers were behind the truck removing cones/barrels to the side of the road. All of a sudden, the employee started moving in reverse at high rate of speed, crossed the on ramp and the closed lane and into oncoming traffic in the open lane resulting in a wreck which killed the employee. A possible medical condition may have initiated the accident.
Keywords: struck by, flagger, heart attack, motor vehicle, construction vehicle
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1222490.015 54 F Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by highway vehicle

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