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Accident: 170132294 - Employee Killed In Truck Roll-Over Accident On Steep Grade

Accident: 170132294 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 07/08/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12374668707/10/19972411Alpine Timber Corp
At 9:15 a.m. on or about July 8, 1997, Employee #1 was driving a loaded dump truck down an approximately 12 to 14 percent grade. As he entered a curve halfway down the hill, he attempted to downshift, but apparently did not reengage the gear. The truck went off the road, hit a ditch, and rolled-over, coming to rest facing uphill. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: roll-over, work rules, driver, steep grade, dump truck, logging, slope, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123746687 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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