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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170238646 Event: 10/18/1999Employee Killed When Struck By Backing Dump Truck
Employee #1, a flagger, left her work station and entered an active asphalt paving work zone. She turned her back on an oncoming Kenworth dump truck, which was backing up solo with a load of asphalt. The driver did not see Employee #1, who was run over by the truck's right rear wheels. She was crushed and killed.
Keywords: signalman, work rules, earthmoving equip, flagman, crushed, dump truck, run over, backing up, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302913637 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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