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Accident: 201570033 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Bus And Truck

Accident: 201570033 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 09/30/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11612081710/01/19967549Custom Towing

At approximately 2:13 p.m. on September 30, 1996, Employee #1 and the owner of another company were towing an approximately 40 ft long motor coach to a storage facility. Upon arriving at the storage facility where the bus was to be left, Employee #1 began to disconnect the attachment devices between it and tow truck. He was walking between the front of the bus and the rear of the tow truck when the bus rolled forward and crushed Employee #1. He was killed.

Keywords: bus, clearance, load shift, caught between, crushed, tow truck, motor vehicle, unstable position

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116120817 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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