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Accident: 14345805 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Overturned Tractor/Truck

Accident: 14345805 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 02/12/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10638960402/26/19914213Montgomery Truck Lines, Inc.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on February 12, 1991, Employee #1 was traveling west on County Road 470 in an empty tractor, on his way to pick up a dump trailer. As Employee #1 entered County Road 470 he apparently accelerated for one mile until he came upon a slowing vehicle that was signaling for a left hand turn. Employee #1 quickly applied his brakes, causing his tractor to slide 40 feet out of control while rotating counterclockwise 100 degrees and overturning on the road's left shoulder, where it came to rest facing eastbound. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: speeding, work rules, crushed, tractor--truck, lost control, highway shoulder, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106389604 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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