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Accident: 14339857 - Crushed Between Tractor Trailer And Adjacent Trailer

Accident: 14339857 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/09/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1499903103/13/19854210Swing Transport Inc
EMPLOYEE #1, WHILE HOOKING UP A TRACTOR TO A TRAILER, APPARENTLY CONNECTED LIVE AIR LINES TO THE TRAILER, ALLOWING THE BRAKES TO RELEASE. THE UNIT BEGAN TO ROLL BACKWARDS. THE EMPLOYEE POSSIBLY TRIED TO GET INTO THE CAB AND STOP THE UNIT. HE WAS APPARENTLY CRUSHED BETWEEN THE UNIT AND A PARKED TRAILER. THIS IS ONLY SPECULATION SINCE HE WAS THE ONLY EMPLOYEE ON THE PREMISES AT THE TIME.
Keywords: brake, crushed, tractor--truck, trailer, slope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14999031 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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