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Accident: 112790.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Truck

Accident: 112790.015 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 12/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372573.01512/07/20184513109193 - Fedex Express Indianapolis Hub

At 8:53 a.m. on December 7, 2018, Employee #1, the operator of a TLD cargo towin g tractor, exited the driver's side and moved to the front of the vehicle. A co worker, the passenger, slid over from the passenger seat into the driver's seat. During this move the coworker's foot hit the accelerator, possibly getting stu ck between the brake pedal and the accelerator pedal, causing the tug to move fo rward jumping a curb and striking Employee #1. The vehicle struck a wall crushi ng Employee #1 between the tug and the wall. Employee #1 was transported to the local hospital and eventually passed away.

Keywords: accelerator pedal, brake, struck by, tow truck, tractor, truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1372573.015 80 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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