School Custodian Struck and Killed by Pick-up Truck on School Grounds While Performing Crossing Guard Duty - Kentucky
Kentucky Case Report: 16KY014
Release Date: October 16, 2017
On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, a 69-year-old male custodian (victim) was preparing to assist with after-school traffic control duties at a rural high school. He crossed the street to reach his cross-guard positioning where he was to perform cross-guard duties, then abruptly backtracked and stepped into the path of an oncoming pickup truck. The truck bumped him causing him to fall backwards, and strike his head. The victim later died after transport to a trauma center.