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Accident: 102393.015 - Truck Driver Is Killed When Engulfed By Cattle Feed

Accident: 102393.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 01/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1288288.01501/18/2018Elrod Truck Service, Llc
At 2:30 p.m. on January 17, 2018, an employee was unloading feed from a tractor/trailer rig with a tilting dump bed at a dairy Farm. The feed was frozen to the trailer walls. As the employee was at the back of the trailer with a pitch fork, attempting to free the feed, he became engulfed by the feed when it broke free. As a result, the employee suffered asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, material handling, truck driver, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1288288.015 56 M Fatality Asphyxia Driver-sales workers

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