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Accident: 200374494 - Employee Is Struck And Crushed By Motor Vehicle, Died

Accident: 200374494 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 11/28/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31150783411/28/20074953Greater Greenville Sanitation Commission
Employee #1 was emptying trash from a home's roll-cart into a sanitation truck on a public road. Employee #1 was wearing a safety vest and standing directly behind the sanitation truck with its yellow and red flashing lights on. Employee #1 was struck by an automobile and was crushed into the back of the sanitation truck. The automobile never slowed down and according to statements the driver had fallen asleep at the wheel. Employee #1 died at the scene.
Keywords: garbage truck, crushed, struck by, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311507834 Fatality Other Garbage collectors

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