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Accident: 14481576 - Driver Crushed And Killed When Dump Truck Rolls Backward

Accident: 14481576 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 07/06/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10297315307/11/19881521Jack Abell Incorporated
Employee #1 was driving a Ford F350 dump truck loaded with debris to dump at a landfill. He backed the truck into position for dumping, set the emergency brake, and left the motor running with the engine in neutral. As Employee #1 was removing the tarp from the rear bed, the truck rolled backward. Employee #1 was killed when crushed under the right rear dual tires of the truck.
Keywords: brake, work rules, construction, equipment failure, crushed, truck, dump truck, struck by, run over, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102973153 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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