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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170250005 - Employee Killed When Truck Rolls Down Embankment

Accident: 170250005 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 05/30/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30354600605/31/20001794Carter Excavation Inc
Employee #1, age 20, was driving up a hill when he lost control of his truck. He went over an embankment and the truck rolled over several times. Employee #1 was treated by EMS and underwent emergency surgery at Okanogan/Douglas Hospital. Once he was stabilized, he was airlifted to Deaconess Hospital in Spokane, WA, for further treatment. Employee #1 died later that night, having suffered massive blood loss and severe abdominal injuries.
Keywords: embankment, abdomen, traffic accident, loss of blood, roll-over, construction, pickup truck, lost control, motor vehicle, truck driver
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Shoreline development, dam, reservoir Other Under $50,000 50 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303546006 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement
FatCause: Other

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