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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200997021 - Employee Is Killed In Traffic Accident While Mowing Grass

Accident: 200997021 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/26/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31209036808/27/20081611Huntington County Highway Department
On August 26, 2008, an employee was mowing East bound on the South side of CR 300 N when he was struck from behind by a full size van heading East. The mower was a full size John Deere tractor with the mower deck lowered. Sheriff officers on site reported the orange triangle warning sign was in place and the amber strobe light on top of the tractor cab was operating. The employee was killed.
Keywords: traffic accident, laceration, lawn mower, struck by, motor vehicle, truck driver
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312090368 Fatality Cut/Laceration Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Landscaping
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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