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Accident: 200690089 - Employee Killed In Fall From Tail Gate Of Pickup Truck

Accident: 200690089 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 08/12/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11289144508/14/19970782Frank Cardaropoli Landscaping

On August 12, 1997, shortly after the workday ended, Employee #1, age 20, and a coworker were riding home in the back of another coworker's pickup truck. They were leaving their workplace when Employee #1 fell out of the open tail gate, striking the right side of his head on the ground. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died the following morning.

Keywords: head, tailgate, struck against, riding on equipment, truck, fall, pickup truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112891445 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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