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Accident: 201343134 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Wrecker And Vehicle

Accident: 201343134 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 03/05/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30616592903/07/20037549William Truck & Auto, Inc.

An employee was attempting to recover an over-turned vehicle that was on a hill covered with ice and snow. He was hooking up the tow winch to the over-turned vehicle when the wrecker began sliding down the hill. He was caught between the wrecker and the vehicle and died.

Keywords: asphyxiated, caught between, slippery surface, tow truck, motor vehicle

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306165929 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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