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6 census takers die in auto accidents in past week

By Ed O'Keefe

By The Post's Carol Morello:

Six census takers have died in auto accidents within the past week, including two Texans whose vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer as they were delivering census materials.
The weekend collision near Lubbock was one of two fatal crashes involving part-time census takers in Texas, census officials said. There also were fatal collisions in Florida, South Carolina and California.
The deaths were the first fatalities of the 2010 Census, but it is unclear whether the victims all were working on the census when they died. One incident involved a tire that blew out, and one appears to have been related to a heart attack, officials said.

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By Ed O'Keefe  | May 3, 2010; 4:39 PM ET
Categories:  Census, Workplace Issues  
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