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Accident: 200880375 - Employee Killed When Train Strikes Dump Truck

Accident: 200880375 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 12/09/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10690163012/13/19991794Krp Trucking
Employee #1 was operating a 1989 Mack dump truck at a private sand and gravel bed, through which passed the east-west tracks of the Norfolk Southern Railroad. He was driving south over the track crossing when his truck was struck by an eastbound 67-car train traveling at 40 mph. The train pushed the truck approximately 6/10 mile down the tracks, ejecting Employee #1 from his vehicle. He was transported to the hospital, where he later died.
Keywords: ejected, work rules, construction, collision, dump truck, struck by, railroad, inattention, truck driver, warning sign
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 106901630 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Other

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