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Accident: 201000270 - Employee Dies After Striking Head On Road Surface

Accident: 201000270 -- Report ID: 0253690 -- Event Date: 10/20/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30698604307/13/20099224Mahopac Falls Fd
On October 20, 2008, Employee #1, a volunteer firefighter, was observed entering the cab of the fire truck to retrieve an air tank. Due to unknown reasons, he fell from the truck and struck his head on the road surface. Employee #1 was transported to the North Westchester Restorative Therapy and Nursing Center. When his condition worsened, he was transferred to the Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Employee #1 died on July 5, 2009.
Keywords: firefighter, head, struck against, truck, fall, concussion, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306986043 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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