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Accident: 200513646 - Driver Is Crushed When Truck Strikes Overhead Door

Accident: 200513646 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 12/17/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30794611112/20/20045153Co-Op Country Farmers Elevator
On December 17, 2004, Employee #1, an elevator operator, was moving beans from one elevator to another with a Wentworth tandem-axle grain truck. He loaded a grain truck with beans from one elevator on site and drove to the other elevator and unloaded the truck in a covered drive-through unloading area. He then pulled forward without lowering the box of the truck, striking the box on an overhead door. This caused a partial collapse of the building. Employee #1 was crushed in the cab of the truck and killed.
Keywords: collapse, crushed, truck, off loading, grain elevator, door, inattention, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307946111 Fatality Other Graders and sorters, agricultural products

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