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Accident: 170210520 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Dump Truck During Overturn

Accident: 170210520 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 04/16/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11484774204/19/19931771Key Construction Inc
On April 16, 1993, Employee #1, of Key Construction Inc., was operating a 10-yard asphalt dump truck on highway 131. The truck's hydraulic control levers had been altered, which caused the dump box to rise to a height in excess of 14 feet 5 inches. The box struck a viaduct and was torn from the frame, and the truck overturned onto the driver's side. Employee #1, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown out of the cab and pinned under the truck. He died. the employer received two serious citations.
Keywords: ejected, pinned, work rules, control lever, struck against, construction, crushed, seat belt, dump truck, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114847742 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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