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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 1004019 - Fire Fighter Killed In Fall From Moving Fire Engine

Accident: 1004019 -- Report ID: 0253690 -- Event Date: 12/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10221635512/08/19869224Station 10 City Of Yonkers Fire Dept
While responding to a fire call, Employee #1 lost his balance as he donned his turnout coat. He fell to the pavement when the engine on which he was riding rounded a turn. Employee #1 suffered massive head trauma and was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.
Keywords: clothing, firefighter, head, fall, sharp turn, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102216355 Fatality Concussion Firefighting occupations

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