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Accident: 14496111 - Employee Struck And Run Over By Truck

Accident: 14496111 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 08/29/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
85086708/31/19842015Peterson Industries Inc
EMPLOYEE #1 WALKED BEHIND A 1975 FREIGHTLINER DIESEL TRACTOR, V.I.N. #CA213HL146582, AS IT WAS BACKING OUT OF A MAINTENANCE STALL. THE RIGHT REAR WHEELS OF THE TRACTOR STRUCK HIM, KNOCKED HIM DOWN AND RAN OVER HIM. HE WAS CRUSHED TO DEATH. THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK COULD NOT SEE DIRECTLY BEHIND THE TRACTOR. THERE WAS NO ONE DIRECTING HIM. EMPLOYEE #1 DID NOT HEAR THE RUSH OF AIR AS THE BRAKES WERE RELEASED ON THE TRACTOR, WHICH WOULD HAVE WARNED HIM TO MOVE OUT OF THE WAY.
Keywords: back-up alarm, wheel, obstructed rear view, diesel truck, crushed, tractor trailer, guide, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 850867 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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