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Accident: 132310.015 - Employee Is Struck By Train And Killed After Stopping Tracto

Accident: 132310.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 01/09/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1509573.01501/09/2021Yco Labor
At 7:08 a.m. on January 9, 2021, an employee was operating a John Deere 2020 613 0M tractor in a sugar cane planting field parallel to the train tracks. The empl oyee crossed non-gated railroad tracks at the railroad crossing and stopped on t he tracks as a 3,512 ton train approached travelling approximately 34 miles per hour. About 30 seconds after she stopped on the tracks the train collided with t he tractor causing the employee to be ejected from the tractor. She landed appro ximately 100 feet away from the collision point and was killed.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, blunt force trauma, ejected, farm machinery, horn, railroad, railroad car, railroad track, seat belt, struck by, temporary worker, tracks, tractor, train, warning sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1509573.015 42 F Fatality Laborers, except construction

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