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Accident: 14550545 - Employee Crushed And Killed When Tractor Overturns

Accident: 14550545 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 06/06/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
158790606/12/19840139J R Simplot Co Grandview Farm 3
Employee #1 was driving a tractor on a farm access road during a severe rain and wind storm. He veered off the roadway into an irrigation canal. The tractor overturned into the canal, pinning him in approximately 3 1/2 ft of water. Employee #1 was crushed and killed. The tractor was not equipped with ROPS.
Keywords: storm, high wind, agriculture, pinned, driver, crushed, tractor, lost control, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1587906 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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