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Accident: 200272052 - Truck Driver Suffers From Heart Attack

Accident: 200272052 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 12/29/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31289072612/29/20094231Usf Holland Inc.
At approximately 4:20 a.m. on December 29, 2009, a truck driver with USF Holland, Inc. for several years, had backed a trailer up to a loading dock and then worked inside the building in the dock area loading and unloading the trailer. The employee finished working the dock and went to the driver seat of the cab, attached to the trailer, to prepare to depart. A fire started in the cab of the truck and was noticed by another worker. Firefighters were called and found the driver dead in the burned tractor-trailer. According to the coroner, the driver died of a heart attack.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, heart, heart attack, fire, truck, tractor trailer, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312890726 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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