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Accident: 100240.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck And Pinned Between Garbage Tr

Accident: 100240.015 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 09/26/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1266202.01509/27/2017421259425 - City Of Scottsville
At 1:31 p.m. on September 26, 2017, Employee #1 and two coworkers were working o n a garbage truck collecting refuse. One coworker, the driver, stayed in the tru ck while Employee #1 and the other coworker rode on the back, climbing off to du mp the garbage cans at each stop. The coworker walked into a driveway to retrie ve a garbage can while the employee stayed at the back of the truck to operate t he hydraulic controls. An SUV, blinded by the sun, drove into the back of the g arbage truck, striking the employee and pinning him between the garbage truck an d the SUV. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronou nced dead.
Keywords: control lever, garbage truck, motor vehicle, pinned, poor visibility, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1266202.015 38 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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