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Accident: 200714129 - Driver Is Electrocuted By Overhead Power Line

Accident: 200714129 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 01/15/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31427771602/18/20114212Sar Transportation, L.L.C.
On January 15, 2011, Employee #1, a truck driver, raised the bed of a dump truck. He was unaware that it had contacted an overhead power line. When he touched the release for the truck's tailgate, he was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, tailgate, electrocuted, truck, dump truck, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314277716 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy

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