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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14490239 Event: 06/27/1986One Killed, One Injured When Struck By Tractor Trailer
Employees #1 and #2 were parked on the left northbound shoulder of Interstate 81, about 0.4 miles south of State Route 221 in Cortland County, NY. They had just recovered the last traffic control sign from the right side of the highway and were securing the sign to their 1978 Chevrolet pick-up when a tractor with a tank trailer, which had been traveling north in the passing lane, pulled off the highway and partially jackknifed. It struck Employee #2, throwing him 30 to 35 ft to the north. The tractor trailer then crossed over the bed of the pick-up and struck Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: tank truck, traffic accident, construction, collision, struck by, highway shoulder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100169622 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 100169622 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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