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Accident: 14319925 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree Or Tree Limb

Accident: 14319925 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 11/09/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10270337811/10/19941794Andrews Excavating, Incorporated
At approximately 2:20 p.m. on November 9, 1994, Employee #1 was cutting down a poplar tree that measured approximately 32 in. across and approximately 50 ft long. A broken branch fell from the top of the tree and either struck Employee #1 or caused him to move out of the way into the path of the falling tree. Employee #1 was struck by and pinned under the tree and died from head injuries.
Keywords: head, tree felling, tree limb, pinned, construction, tree, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102703378 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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