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Accident: 170071112 - Employee Killed When He Falls Asleep While Driving Tow Truck

Accident: 170071112 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 11/13/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10445934211/19/19917549G&C Gulf, Inc.

At approximately 7:35 p.m. on November 13, 1991, Employee #1 was driving a tow truck back from a AAA tow job in Lorton, VA. He fell asleep at the intersection of Interstate I-495 and the I-270 spur. The tow truck went off the road and its left side struck a tree. The truck rolled over onto its top and came to rest in a ditch. The employee was killed instantly. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Keywords: fell asleep, traffic accident, roll-over, struck against, seat belt, tree, tow truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104459342 Fatality Other Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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