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Accident: 200203172 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Dump Truck Strikes Power Line

Accident: 200203172 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 04/25/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31095967106/19/20084212Hazel Trucking
On April 25, 2008, Employee #1, a driver for a trucking company, was delivering a load of gravel to a site near the corner of Highway 80 and Chatfield Road. When he pulled onsite, he decided to dump his load underneath a power line. As his trailer lifted into the air, it was apparently entangled in the power lines. Employee #1 was killed from an electric shock.
Keywords: delivery work, clearance, overhead power line, electrocuted, struck against, dump truck, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310959671 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy

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