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Inspection: 311937775 - Onslow County Emergency Services

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 311937775Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 07/28/2008

Onslow County Emergency Services
Highway 17 South
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 9229/Public Order and Safety, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 922190/ Other Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities
Mailing: 1180 Commons Drive North, Jacksonville, NC 28546

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/12/2008
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/13/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100359249    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200357010Event: 06/14/2008Two Employees Are Killed When Struck By Truck
At approximately 4:00 a.m. on June 14, 2008, a county sheriff's dispatcher received a call that heavy smoke was accumulating on a highway. Employee #1 and a coworker, county deputies, approached the area, Employee #1 from the north and the coworker from the south. They saw an accident in the South bound lane with a truck towing a trailer. The dispatcher had also alerted the volunteer fire department, who responded approximately the same time as the sheriff's. The area of the accident was where the road raised up as it approached an overpass. The higher the highway became the denser the smoke. Employee #2, a fireman, set up a road block to slow down or stop on coming traffic. Employee #1 and Employee #2 heard a woman calling for help. As the coworker exited his car, he saw the head lights of a tractor trailer truck and yelled to Employee #1 and Employee #2. The truck plowed through hitting his patrol car on the right side, spinning it around and knocking him into the air where he landed on soft dirt inside the median. The truck then struck Employee #1 and Employee #2 head on, killing them.
Keywords: tractor trailer, motor vehicle, fire, truck, smoke, struck by, run over
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311937775 Occupation not reported

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