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Accident: 170564900 - Dump Truck Driver Crushed By Falling Concrete Block

Accident: 170564900 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 08/13/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30185150708/14/19974212Lightning Disposal
At approximately 1:19 p.m. on August 13, 1997, Employee #1 drove a dump truck with the box raised through an open doorway. The box struck the lintel of the doorway, dislodging the concrete block above it. The block fell onto the truck's cab, crushing and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: struck against, crushed, dump truck, struck by, concrete block, falling object, door, dump truck bed, inattention, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301851507 Fatality Asphyxia Truck drivers, heavy

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