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Accident: 14363998 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Backing Truck

Accident: 14363998 -- Report ID: 0523700 -- Event Date: 12/15/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10262055612/17/19904311U. S. P. S. Airmail Facility
Employee #1 was attempting to remove a sack of mail from the path of a fuel tanker that was backing up at an airport. Although the vehicle was equipped with wide-angle rearview mirrors, the driver did not see Employee #1. Apparently Employee #1 misjudged the truck's speed and distance. His head was run over and he was killed.
Keywords: tank truck, head, airport, obstructed view, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102620556 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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