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Accident: 96878.015 - One Employee Is Killed And Another Injured When Struck By A

Accident: 96878.015 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 06/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1244874.01506/16/20171611317717304 - Knife River Corp
At 3:21 p.m. on June 6, 2017, a Peterbuilt box van traveling northbound on I-5 n ear milepost 280 in the middle of 3 lanes drove through barrel barricades at a h igh rate of speed into a protected construction work zone. The van struck the re ar of a F-250 construction vehicle that was occupied by Employee #1 (Driver) and Employee #2 (Passenger). The impact of the collision pushed the F-250 into the center median area and the truck continued driving northbound without stopping. Both employees were hospitalized, Employee #1 was treated and released, and Empl oyee #2 died on June 13, 2017.
Keywords: construction, construction vehicle, struck by, truck
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 1244874.015 57 M Fatality Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Traffic protection

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