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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 114947583 - Gust K Newberg Construction Co

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 114947583Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 04/20/1992

Gust K Newberg Construction Co
Idot R19493 I 65 South
Indianapolis, IN 46237
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: Attn Otis Gilbert Newman Po Box 17514, Indianapolis, IN 46217

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/04/1992
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:05/18/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 903351Event: 04/18/1992One Employee Killed, One Injured When Struck By Automobile
At approximately 3:45 a.m. on April 18, 1992, Employees #1 and #2 were checking interstate construction/traffic barricades to ensure that they were in proper positions for the morning traffic. They were working either behind the barricade/traffic barrels or away from the traffic when an automobile traveling in the southbound lane of the interstate, driven by an alleged drunken driver, crashed through the warning barrels and struck the two employees. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene and Employee #2 was critically injured with internal injuries and fractures, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, highway, traffic barrel, construction, traffic control, intoxicated, automobile, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 114947583 Fatality Other Truck drivers, light
2 114947583 Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers

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