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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200090561 - Tow Truck Driver Standing Next To Car Is Killed By Truck

Accident: 200090561 -- Report ID: 0112300 -- Event Date: 10/16/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31015355610/17/20067549Herb'S Towing & Service Center Inc.

On October 16, 2006, Employee was working as a tow truck driver for an automotive towing firm. He was retrieving a piece of rubber tire from a customer's car, when he saw a truck bearing down on him. He jumped to the median strip, but the truck swerved into the median strip as well, striking Employee #1. He was killed, due to an unspecified injury.

Keywords: highway, automotive repair, truck, automobile, struck by, tow truck, highway shoulder, truck driver

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310153556 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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