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Caltrans Memorial Honors 188 Fallen Highway Workers

This Memorial Reminds California Motorists to Be Work Zone Alert

Caltrans News Flash #168

Date:May 7, 2018
District:Headquarters
Contact:Patrick Olsen
Phone:(916) 654-3633
Contact:Tamie McGowen
Phone:(916) 657-5060

SACRAMENTO — Caltrans recently honored the legacies of two of its employees during its 28th Annual Workers Memorial at the State Capitol. There have been a total of 188 Caltrans employees who have lost their lives on the job since 1921. Dignitaries, Caltrans employees, and family and friends paid special tribute to Si Si Han and Annette Brooks at this year's memorial. Si Si was killed while collecting tolls at the Bay Bridge, when a box truck collided with several other vehicles and her toll booth on Dec. 2, 2017. The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter. Si Si was with Caltrans for more than 10 years. Annette was a Steel Structural Painter Supervisor and was shot and killed at a Caltrans facility in Rio Dell on April 24, 2017. She started her career with Caltrans more than 35 years ago as a toll collector.

"The workers memorial helps us keep our fallen colleagues' memories alive and recognize the tremendous loss that their loved ones have suffered. It is also an opportunity to remind ourselves that it is our responsibility to help keep our highway workers safe by slowing down, paying attention and moving over when amber lights are flashing."

Caltrans Director Laurie Berman

This video can also be viewed at: https://youtu.be/LF3pRwANGVA.

This Caltrans News Flash is the 168th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability.To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit Caltrans News Flash on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1ez3LYz).

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