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Accident: 98110.015 - Employee Is Struck By Overturned Vehicle And Is Killed

Accident: 98110.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 08/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1254366.01508/11/2017Wright Brothers, Inc.
A 1:15 p.m. on August 11, 2017, an employee was working as part of a two-person flagging crew and they were picking up warning signs that had been placed earlier in the day on the North side of a two-lane rural, hilly road. The work crew picked up a sign and returned to the pickup truck to load the sign. While doing so, a vehicle crested the hill, braked, and went into a ditch. The vehicle flipped several times and hit one of the employees, killing her. The second employee escaped without injury.
Keywords: struck by, flagger, motor vehicle, traffic accident
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Maintenance or repair   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1254366.015 32 F Fatality Other Flagman FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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