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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14234181 - Refuse Truck Worker Killed When Struck Bey Vehicle

Accident: 14234181 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 09/25/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10874252909/27/19934212Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc. Dba Deffenbaugh Dispo
A residential refuse truck had just started its route and was pulling away from its third pickup. Employee #1 was standing on a riding platform at the left rear side of the truck. A van, unrelated to the employer, struck the truck from the rear, first knocking Employee #1 into the van, and then to the street. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he subsequently died from internal injuries. The van driver was also injured; he has been charged with 2nd-degree murder and driving under the influence of alcohol. Neither the police investigation nor this investigation identified any fault related to the employer.
Keywords: garbage truck, traffic accident, vehicle, alcohol, dwi, intoxicated, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108742529 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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