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Accident: 14478085 - Employee Drowns When Loader Is Washed Into River

Accident: 14478085 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 04/01/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
97127508/04/19861622Blanchet Trucking Co.
Employee #1 was operating a payloader on a bridge used to transport logs across the St. John River. Ice and water washed into the bridge and toppled the payloader into the river. Employee #1 drowned.
Keywords: vehicle, equipment operator, construction, earthmoving equip, river, loader, drown, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 971275 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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