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Accident: 14206486 - Struck And Crushed By Pick-Up Truck

Accident: 14206486 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 10/17/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
308786310/18/19852411The Three B'S Logging Co
AT APPROXIMATELY 11:30 AM ON OCTOBER 17, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WALKING BACKWARDS ON A GRAVEL ROAD, TALKING TO THE CREW. THEY WERE ON THEIR WAY TO EAT LUNCH. THE EMPLOYER WAS BACKING HIS PICKUP TRUCK (4 X 4) DOWN THE ROAD, AT APPROXIMATELY 5 MPH, TO PICK UP THE CREW. AS THE PICKUP TRUCK DREW NEAR TO THE CREW, THEY HOLLERED AND WAVED THEIR ARMS AT EMPLOYEE #1, TRYING TO WARN HIM. EMPLOYEE #1 NEVER ACKNOWLEDGED THAT HE HEARD THE CREW. THE REAR BUMPER ON THE PASSENGER SIDE STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1, KNOCKING HIM TO THE GROUND AND PINNING HIM UNDER THE PICKUP. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CRUSHED BY THE PICKUP, WITH THE DIFFERENTIAL COMING TO REST ON HIS CHEST. A HELICOPTER WAS DISPATCHED AND EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.
Keywords: back-up alarm, crushed, truck, struck by, pickup truck, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3087863 Fatality Other Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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