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Accident: 200623486 - Employee Is Killed Between Pole And Rear Of Garbage Truck

Accident: 200623486 -- Report ID: 0454731 -- Event Date: 06/17/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30922331106/27/20054953Memphis-Solid Waste
On June 17, 2005, Employee #1 was riding on the right rear of a garbage collection truck in the curb lane of a 4-lane road with a median. The driver of the truck was making a U- turn, when the right rear of the truck came too close to a concrete light pole. Employee #1 was struck by the pole and was knocked off of the garbage collection truck. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, garbage truck, driver, riding on equipment, crushed, truck, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309223311 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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