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Accident: 201321692 - Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Trash Truck

Accident: 201321692 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 12/16/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31472148112/20/20104953L Kenneth Hinkle & Son Llc
On December 16, 2010, Employee #1 was part of a three-man crew picking up trash with a 1994 rear-loading Ford trash truck. While the truck backed into a cul-de-sac, Employee #1 walked behind it. He was run over and killed. The truck had no back-up alarm or operating horn. None of the employees were wearing reflective vests.
Keywords: back-up alarm, garbage truck, horn, truck, reflective vest, run over, communication, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314721481 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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