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Monthly Memorial Tribute
This month we pay tribute to and remember these
WSDOT employees who died in work zone incidents:

    Frank E. Potter, Dec. 1, 1950, North Central Region, Maintenance Laborer. Frank was killed when a car skidded while trying to slow down in a work zone and pinned him against the sand truck he was working on east of Leavenworth.

    George D. Adair, Dec. 5, 1979, South Central Region, Transportation Technician 3. George was killed in a marked work zone when a passing driver sneezed, lost control of the vehicle and veered into the workzone.

    Gary Davis, Dec. 11, 1963, Northwest Region, Engineer Technician 1. Gary was surveying an overpass of Highway 99 north of Marysville when his crew heard a train coming and rushed to get off the overpass. Gary slipped and was struck.

    Eino W. Mattila, Dec. 12, 1962, Southwest Region, Maintenance Technician. Eino was working with a state road crew on Highway 99 north of Vancouver when he was struck by a motorist who lost control and skidded into the work zone after being involved a collision.

    Russell H. Barker, Dec. 14, 1979, Olympic Region, Maintenance Technician 2. Russell died as he drove a dump truck over the Bogachiel River Bridge. Flood waters washed out the bridge supports, causing a collapsed section of the bridge to strike the truck.

    Laird D. Chambers, Dec. 15, 1950, Olympic Region, Engineer Technician. Laird was working on a road project north of Lilliwaup. A construction company truck driver, who didn't realize Laird was behind his truck, backed up and struck him.

    Andrew Kaelberer, Dec. 27, 1956, South Central Region, Maintenance Technician. Andrew was buried in sand while working in maintenance shed in Ellensburg.




 

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Annual Meeting
The 2019 Foundation Annual Meeting will be held on November 20, 2019. Seven director positions for 2020-2023 board terms are open.
Any Foundation member with an interest in the annual meeting or in holding a director position should contact Bill Ford, Foundation Executive Director, at Bill@wsdotmf.org or 360 561-5720.


2019 Worker Memorial Event


2019 Fallen Worker Memorial

Left to right: Secretary Roger Millar, Bill Ford (Foundation Executive Director), Dale Lathan (Foundation Director representing Ferries), Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste, and Foundation President Grant Rodeheaver at the April 10th Worker Memorial Event.


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