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Accident: 201611720 - Employee Killed By Heart Attack

Accident: 201611720 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 10/25/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30268374311/04/19994011Union Pacific Railroad Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30268375011/06/19992411J Davidsons & Sons Construction Co
At 7:00 a.m. on October 25, 1999, Employee #1 was completing a twelve hour work shift, supervising the fire fighting activities in a railroad tunnel. Employee #1 said he was experiencing some discomfort, calling it indigestion. Within the next hour the pain increased to the point that it was determined he was suffering a heart attack. Emergency services were contacted and because of the remote location, Employee #1 was transported to meet the ambulance. Employee #1 died during transport and was pronounced dead upon arrival when the Emergency Medical Technicians arrived.
Keywords: tunnel, heart attack, fire brigade, railroad
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302683743 Fatality Other Locomotive operating occupations
2 302683750 Occupation Not Listed

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