Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170064828 - Employee Drowns In Canal After Losing Control Of Truck
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|115598492||03/01/1993||1629||0||Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation And Drainage District|
Abstract: At approximately 9:50 p.m. on February 28, 1993, Employee #1 was operating a 1977 White 12 yard, 10 wheel dump truck. He was traveling westbound hauling rocks to shore the canal bank, which was breaking through. The employee lost control of his vehicle, veered to the left, and overturned into the canal, which was approximately 10 ft deep. The truck was submerged in the water and Employee #1 was trapped inside the cab. He drowned. The autopsy report indicated that a heart attack may have caused the employee to lose control of his vehicle.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||115598492||Fatality||Other||Truck drivers, heavy|