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Accident: 14252704 - Employee Drowns In Submerged, Overturned Dump Truck

Accident: 14252704 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 08/15/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
302231608/16/19859621Nc Dept Of Transportation Rowan Co Maint
Employee #1 was assigned to drive a dump truck and dump dirt at a pond. The employee backed onto the pond dam and off the edge of the dam, causing his truck to overturn into the pond. The employee was trapped in the submerged truck and drowned.
Keywords: dam, dump truck, drown, backing up, overturn, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3022316 Fatality Asphyxia Truck drivers, light

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