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Accident: 14345573 - Employee Killed In Fall From Back Of Pickup Truck

Accident: 14345573 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 06/01/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10620151006/05/19907389Orange Avenue Signs
Employee #1 was in the back of a Ford pickup truck trying to hold in place a 4 ft by 8 ft by 3/8 in. plywood sign that had come loose. Apparently, a gust of wind caught the sign as the truck was moving down the highway. Employee #1 tried to hold onto the sign, but he and the sign were blown off the back of the truck. He struck his head on the highway and was killed.
Keywords: head, high wind, highway, struck against, fall, pickup truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106201510 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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