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Accident: 170218226 - Employee Killed When Rear-Ended By Another Test Driver

Accident: 170218226 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 06/10/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12495813306/13/19943679Gm Proving Ground Milford
On June 10, 1994, Employee #1, an automobile test track driver, was performing brake testing on a north-south straight-away in the 0 to 40 mph lane. Another test driver, who was performing transmission-calibration testing at speeds in excess of 60 mph, rear-ended him. The impact severed vertebrae in Employee #1's neck and he died. A citation was issued for a serious violation of 4080-1011(a).
Keywords: severed, speeding, work rules, collision, automobile, neck, struck by, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124958133 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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