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Accident: 170388029 - Employee Killed, One Injured As Building Collapses In Storm

Accident: 170388029 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 07/14/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12405038607/19/19931751Mcclanahan Enterprises Inc
At approximately 2:36 p.m. on July 14, 1993, a very strong thunderstorm passed over a private residence under construction. The powerful winds lifted the roof off the structure and then dropped the roof, causing the second floor to fall. Employee #1 was caught between the second floor and the first floor and was killed. Employee #2 suffered a broken ankle and badly damaged left thigh muscle when a wall fell on him.
Keywords: roof collapse, storm, fracture, high wind, building collapse, thigh, caught between, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124050386 Hospitalized injury Other Carpenters
2 124050386 Fatality Fracture Carpenters

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