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Accident: 117532.015 - Employee Drives Lawnmower Into Water, Drowns, And Later Dies

Accident: 117532.015 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 05/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1405743.01505/10/20190782142221 - Cesar Augusto
On May 10, 2019, an employee was using a zero turn riding lawn mower to cut a hill. The mower began to slide down and into the water. The employee did not know how to swim and fell into the water with the lawnmower. After being rescued by a coworker, the employee was taken to the hospital and died four days later.
Keywords: drowning, drown, lawn mower, roll-over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1405743.015 51 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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