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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 distri bution 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 t he employee's truck and trailer. The coworker was stopped at a stop sign approx imately 150 feet behind the employee's trailer. The coworker did not set his pa rking 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 em ployee later died at the hospital.
Keywords: brake, caught between, crushed, struck by, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1485635.015 34 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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