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Accident: 200994366 - Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Tractor And Trailer

Accident: 200994366 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 07/16/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30675693307/19/20044231Werner Enterprises
On July 16, 2004, an employee was found underneath his tractor-trailer. The tractor backed up into the semi-trailer and the tractor-trailer driver was caught between the two. The tractor was left running, and it was assumed that it slipped into gear and rolled backward striking the driver. The driver who was either engaging or disengaging the trailer was killed.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, driver, trailer truck, caught between, struck by, tractor trailer, tractor--truck, trailer, backing up, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306756933 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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