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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202498762 Event: 07/07/2007Employee Killed When Struck By Backing Truck
On July 7, 2007, Employee #1, a technical inspector for a state-sponsored highway administration project, was standing beside a lane being paved, directing the paver control at an interchange. A water truck was backing up in the same lane and it struck Employee #1. He was transported to the hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries on July 28, 2007. The water truck was backing up without a ground guide.
Keywords: back-up alarm, tank truck, highway, signalman, work rules, construction, struck by, run over, backing up, road paving
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311304356 Fatality Fracture Construction inspectors

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