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Accident: 200550945 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Dump Trucks

Accident: 200550945 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 09/18/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30307698809/24/19990721Morris Farms
Employee #1, a truck driver, was walking in the 3 ft to 4 ft space between the front and rear of two parked dump trucks when a coworker reached into the back truck and pressed the STARTER button. The truck was in gear and it lurched forward, crushing Employee #1 against the other parked vehicle. He was killed.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, agriculture, work rules, started in gear, caught between, crushed, truck, dump truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303076988 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, heavy

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