Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14337257 - Employee Drives Lawn Tractor Into Lake And Drowns
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|100332204||08/04/1988||5251||Waldorf Ace Hardware|
Employee #1 was cutting grass at a company's summer cottage when, for no apparent reason, he was driving a Wheelhorse lawn tractor near a lake's edge and drove it into the lake. The shore and lake bed had a 7 to 10 degree slope. There appeared to be no reason for the employee to be at the lake's edge. According to the Liberty county sheriff's office, Employee #1 was mildly retarded and was known to panic in stressful situations.
|1||100332204||Fatality||Other||Laborers, except construction|