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Accident: 200200541 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 200200541 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 07/21/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30017931407/23/19982411Fast Lane Logging Development
Employee #1 and two coworkers were cutting and clearing pine trees from a residential property. One coworker was felling a pine tree and yelled to the other coworker and Employee #1 to get clear. Employee #1 apparently ran into the path of the falling tree and was struck by the trunk. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300179314 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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