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Accident: 14520357 - Employee Disappears From Barge And Is Later Found Drowned

Accident: 14520357 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 01/10/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10180807901/13/19873731Azalea Fleet, Inc.

At approximately 10:45 a.m. on January 10, 1987, Employee #1 was moving from one work area to another at a barge repair facility. While walking alongside a grain barge in for repairs, Employee #1 disappeared. It is presumed that he fell into the water. His body was found two weeks later, and, according to police, he was still in his life jacket.

Keywords: barge, repair, shipyard, fall, drown, water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101808079 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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