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Accident: 103000.015 - Employee Is Changing Out Tire And Is Crushed By Truck When J

Accident: 103000.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 02/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1294065.01502/12/2018Love'S Travel Stops & Country Stores
At 6:00 a.m. on February 9, 2018, an employee had responded to a service call for a tire replacement for the passenger side rear tire on axle #5 for a trucking semi-tanker on I-294 northbound during a heavy snowfall. The employee was caught under the passenger rear side bumper of the truck, estimated gross weight of 75,680 lbs, when the supporting jack failed. The employee s chest area was crushed by the truck and was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.
Keywords: tank truck, jack, crushed, collapse, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1294065.015 42 M Fatality Other Automobile mechanics

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