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Accident: 128122.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Two Trucks, Later Dies

Accident: 128122.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/27/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1485635.01507/28/2020Western Express, Inc.
At 5:47 p.m. on July 27, 2020, an employee was picking up a shipment at a distribution center. The employee was staged at the exit gate working with security at the rear of his trailer. A coworker was stopped at a stop sign to the rear of the employee's truck and trailer. The coworker was stopped at a stop sign approximately 150 feet behind the employee's trailer. The coworker did not set his parking brake and went into the sleeper of his truck. Then, the coworker's truck rolled into the back of the employee's trailer and crushed the employee. The employee later died at the hospital.
Keywords: struck by, tractor trailer, brake, crushed, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1485635.015 34 M Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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