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Accident: 15275.015 - Employee Run Over By Garbage Truck

Accident: 15275.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 04/24/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
398042.01504/24/2012Wigand Disposal Company
At approximately 8:54 a.m. on April 24, 2012, Employee #1 was operating a dual-d rive garbage truck from the passenger side and stopped at a residence on an incl ine. Employee #1 had emptied all the garbage cans and was compacting the garbag e when the truck began to move down the incline, crossed the road, and rolled th rough a ditch on the westbound side of the road. The truck rolled back across t he road before coming to a stop at the creek at the bottom of the incline. Empl oyee #1 was struck and run over by the truck at some point. Emergency Medical Se rvices were contacted and Life Flight responded to the scene. CPR was performed on Employee #1 for an extended period of time before being declared dead by the coroner at the accident scene.
Keywords: garbage truck, run over, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 398042.015 51 M Fatality Garbage collectors

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