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Accident: 14335640 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 14335640 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 10/29/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10155828611/02/19882411C & C Pulpwood Co.
Employee #1 was felling trees. No one witnessed the accident but it is supposed that Employee #1 felled a tree that had two to three other trees lodged in it. Apparently one of the lodged trees, or the tree that he was felling, struck him and knocked him face down into a creek but did not pin him. Employee #1 died of his injuries three days later in the hospital.
Keywords: tree felling, lodged tree, tree, struck by, falling object, logging, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101558286 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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