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Accident: 200450690 - Employee Killed When Mixer Tank Crushes Truck Cab

Accident: 200450690 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 08/20/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30261517408/23/19993273Area Concrete, Inc.
Employee #1 was driving a ready-mix concrete truck, making a delivery of 8 yards of concrete to a job site. He was driving down a steep grade, when the road dead-ended at a lake. Realizing that he could not stop the truck in time, Employee #1 steered left. The truck went through the yard of a residence, struck some trees and a deck walkway, and then traveled down an embankment and into a slough. When the truck entered the slough, its tank mixer flipped over the cab, crushing it. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: delivery work, traffic accident, concrete truck, struck against, steep grade, crushed, tractor--truck, lost control, motor vehicle, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302615174 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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