Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 149363.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Under Atv
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1614445.015||07/22/2022||561730||104828 - Carrs Tree Service Inc|
Abstract: At 11:00 a.m. on July 22, 2022, an employee was driving an all terrain vehicle ( Polaris 450) that was equipped with a full 25 gallon spray tank that had been ra tchet strapped to the rear behind the driver's seat. The employee was traveling west on parcel # .07.0009.00, which was located west of Dunn Road in Jefferson T ownship in Houston County, MN. The employee was spraying herbicide under overh ead electrical lines at that location. While the employee traveled west, she wen t down an embankment sideways, which caused the vehicle to rollover. The employe e was thrown off during the rollover onto her back. The vehicle then came to res t on its right side facing west. The employee's head and neck became trapped un derneath the rear tire and right side fender. The crash was not witnessed, and a coworker found the employee approximately 20 minutes after he had just had co ntact with the employee. The coworker was able to remove the spray tank and pul l the Polaris 450 off of the employee. The coworker performed CPR while emergenc y responders were in route. The employee was given a medical automated external defibrillator (AED) on scene by emergency responders, but was pronounced dead wh ile still at the scene.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1614445.015||33||F||Fatality||Occupation not reported|