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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 135971.015 - Employee Is Killed After Caught In Between Truck And Trailer

Accident: 135971.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1533975.01506/01/2021Bolt Carriers, Inc.
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on May 29, 2021, an employee a truck driver and maint enance worker for a freight trucking company, was working by himself on the day of the accident. The employee drove the pick-up truck to a truck stop area and t here were no witnesses, but the employer representatives stated that he went the re to put in the registration papers for the trailer inside an outside compartme nt bin located on the drive end of the 53-foot trailer. After the employee exite d the pick-up truck, with the truck engine still running, he walked to the front of the vehicle and stood in front of the parked trailer. For an unknown reason, the truck moved forward, pinning the employee against the trailer. The accident was not known until the gas station attendant saw the employee was pinned. Emer gency medical services were called, and the employee was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: caught in, crushed, pickup truck, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1533975.015 57 M Fatality Truck drivers, light

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