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Accident: 170120737 - Employee Run Over And Killed By Dump Truck

Accident: 170120737 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 03/08/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11111438503/08/19941629Ed Hare & Son Landscaping & Grading Co., Inc.
At approximately 1:25 p.m. on March 1, 1994, Employee #1 left the cab of his truck and stood approximately 11 feet from the rear tires close to his cab. Another dump truck driver backed over Employee #1 while en route to the second loading point. None of the employees on site saw Employee #1 leave his cab or reposition himself at the point of the accident. The other driver was 58 feet from Employee #1 when he stopped. Employee #1's head and upper chest were crushed by the tires on the passenger's side of the other driver's truck. Employee #1 was found to be dead on site.
Keywords: back-up alarm, chest, head, construction, crushed, dump truck, run over, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111114385 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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