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Accident: 200351062 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Tobacco Trailer

Accident: 200351062 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/16/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30286894807/20/19990132Daniel Morton
Employee #1, a 14-year-old summer farm worker, and a 14-year-old coworker, were riding on the tongues of loaded tobacco field trailers as they were being moved to the tobacco barn. Employee #1 was standing or riding on the tongue between the two field trailers, while the coworker was riding on the protruding tongue of the rear trailer. Employee #1 fell between the two trailers and was run over by both the front and back wheels of the second trailer. He was killed.
Keywords: agriculture, work rules, slip, riding on equipment, fall, trailer, run over, towed equipment, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302868948 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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