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Accident: 170089635 - One Employee Killed, Another Injured During Vehicle Accident

Accident: 170089635 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 09/06/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12477102309/07/19939512State Of Oregon Department Of Forestry
Employees #1 and #2 were patrolling land on the Stimson Lumber Company's property looking for access roads to be used during a forest fire. They were traveling down a road when the road surface gave way, causing the vehicle to roll sideways down a 70 to 80 percent slope. The vehicle landed on the road below and caught on fire. Employee #2 pulled Employee #1 from the truck. Employee #1 died from severe head trauma. Employee #2 sustained a broken jaw and severe burns to his hand, and lost the tip of one finger. Life Flight was called to the scene.
Keywords: burn, fracture, head, finger, roll-over, fire, steep grade, truck, unstable soil, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124771023 Fatality Other Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations
2 124771023 Hospitalized injury Other Fire inspection and fire prevention occupations

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