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Accident: 201923265 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Excavator

Accident: 201923265 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/25/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30648210008/25/20045032Gonzales Sandpit

On August 25, 2004, Employee #1, a dump truck driver, was driving the truck towards the sand pit. Employee #2 was operating an excavator. Employee #2 told Employee #1 that he could proceed because his truck was full. Employee #1 exited the dump truck to fix his tail light. Employee #2 rotated the excavator. Upon turning the excavator, Employee #1 was killed when he was either struck by or pinned between the excavator and truck.

Keywords: pinned, driver, laceration, dump truck, excavator, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306482100 Fatality Cut/Laceration Truck drivers, light

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