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Accident: 107751.015 - Employee Is Killed In Gas Line Explosion

Accident: 107751.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 07/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1333644.01507/27/2018M&M Backhoe Service
At 9:00 a.m. on July 27, 2018, an employee was closing the end of a gas line when it erupted. Compression waves and fire resulted, causing a large steel door to strike the employee. The lower half of the employee's body was crushed, and his upper torso severely burned. The employee died from his injuries.
Keywords: struck by, explosion, natural gas
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1333644.015 42 M Fatality Cut/Laceration

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