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Accident: 200220309 - Employee Dies After Falling Underneath Railroad Car Wheel

Accident: 200220309 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 08/30/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30973073709/02/20084491Dominion Terminal Associates
On August 30, 2008, Employee #1 was walking backward, while pulling a cut lever that opened the knuckle in the middle of a railroad car. Employee #1 fell underneath the railroad car's wheel and sustained unspecified, serious injuries. He died at a local hospital.
Keywords: cutout switch, railroad car, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309730737 Fatality Other Railroad brake, signal and switch operators

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