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Accident: 105610.015 - Employee'S Golf Cart Runs Into Wall, Killing Him

Accident: 105610.015 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 05/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1315741.01505/10/2018Us Security Associates Inc
At 8:21 a.m. on May 7, 2018, Employee #1 was seated in the passenger seat of a golf cart. The driver came to a stop and parked in front of a store. The driver went inside of the store, leaving the cart running. Employee #1 inadvertently stepped on the accelerator pedal of the golf cart, which released the parking brake, causing the cart to move forward and hit a building wall. Employee #1 was partially ejected forward with his legs still in the cart. He suffered head and neck injuries, and was conscious when emergency services arrived, but then went into cardiac arrest. Employee #1 was admitted to a nearby hospital where he was put on life support, but removed on May 9, 2018.
Keywords: struck against, emergency response, golf cart, neck, head, ejected, cardiac arrest, wall, building
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1315741.015 76 M Fatality Other

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