Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 200556272 - Employee Falls Off Barge And Drowns
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Abstract: At approximately 2:00 p.m. on December 13, 2010 Employee #1 returned to a open hopper barge which had been pressure washed. Employee #1 was observed by a coworker kicking coal off the deck of the open hopper barge. A short time later two other coworkers heard someone yelling and went to investigate. Employee #1 had fallen off the barge and was in the river drifting down river. Employee #1 drifted under two barges, and was not seen again. The barges where Employee #1 drifted under were separated and he was rescued. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital where he died later that day.
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|1||314767864||Fatality||Other||Occupation not reported|