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Accident: 170706840 - One Employee Killed, One Injured In Collision

Accident: 170706840 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 06/18/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11978067406/20/19944013Interminal Services
At about 4:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, 1994, Employee #1, of In-Terminal Services, was driving an industrial truck, with Employee #2 as his passenger. They were driving westbound through an 88 inch wide space between a stationary straddle crane and stationary rail cars in their terminal yard. The truck was about 80 1/2 inches wide. The rail cars started moving west and Employee #1 apparently backed up, hitting a rail car with the truck's rear left end. The rail car pushed and crushed the truck against the crane. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 was seriously injured. A serious violation of T8CCR 3272(e) was observed and cited.
Keywords: ind trk operator, work rules, railroad car, struck against, caught between, collision, industrial truck, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119780674 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported
2 119780674 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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