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Accident: 14250211 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14250211 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/12/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1849496303/23/19922411Roy Lane Logging
Employee #1 was trimming trees that had been felled and were lying on the ground. A coworker cut a pine tree that fell in the wrong direction due to the wind. Employee #1 was struck in the head by the top of the pine tree and killed instantly.
Keywords: head, high wind, tree felling, tree, struck by, falling object, logging, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18494963 Fatality Other Timber cutting and logging occupations

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