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Accident: 201123247 - Employee Killed When Aorta In Abdomen Ruptures

Accident: 201123247 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 08/18/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30083612908/28/20015947Tuesday Morning
On August 18, 2001, Employee #1 was performing her regularly assigned activity when she experienced a myocardium infarction (heart attack). Emergency medical services were summoned and she was transported to the hospital. She was hospitalized for medical treatment, but died two days later. An autopsy revealed the cause of death, which was a ruptured aorta in her abdominal cavity. The employee was 78 years old.
Keywords: abdomen, heart attack, rupture, artery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300836129 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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