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Accident: 201320587 - Employee Is Killed After Being Struck By Truck Tire

Accident: 201320587 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 06/03/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30658259406/04/20047538Service Tire & Truck Centers

On June 3, 2004, an employee, a tire technician, was observing a truck tire, which was laying on the ground and being inflated. The employee was watching for the bead to set on the single piece rim. The tire and rim separated, striking the employee in his face and head causing severe injury and killing him.

Keywords: air pressure, head, fire, truck, inflating, struck by, flying object, face

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306582594 Fatality Concussion Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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