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Accident: 200553956 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Overturned Backhoe

Accident: 200553956 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 06/20/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30907819406/20/20057359Ajl Enterprises, Inc.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on June 20, 2005, Employee #1 was driving a Case 580L backhoe down Highway 30 in St. Gabriel, LA. A coworker was following behind in a company truck. Employee #1 was turning right into a gravel driveway of a local truck leasing facility. According to the coworker, the turn was made at a fairly high rate of speed. The backhoe began to lean over onto two wheels and Employee #1 jumped off of the backhoe in the direction it was turning over. He landed on the gravel driveway and the backhoe landed on top of him, crushing and killing him.
Keywords: highway, crushed, lost control, backhoe, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309078194 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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