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Accident: 200711737 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Flying Tow Assembly

Accident: 200711737 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 08/20/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30427139808/20/20023273Ingram Enterprises
On August 20, 2002, Employee #1 was helping with a sling that was attached to a truck that was being used to pull another truck out of the sand. The tow hook bolts on the towing truck broke away and the tow hook separated from the truck. Employee #1 was struck in the head and killed by the sling, the tow hook, or the tow hook bolts.
Keywords: attachment hook, head, unsecured, work rules, struck by, tow truck, flying object, sling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304271398 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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