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Accident: 201631371 - One Employee Impaled And Four Injured When Trailer Hits Tree

Accident: 201631371 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 11/30/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30410068812/04/20000811Michael L Misley
On November 30, 2000, Employee #1 was impaled on a steel bar when he was thrown from a moving trailer after it hit a tree. Employee #2 suffered fractured ribs and internal injuries when he was thrown from the tractor on impact. Employees #3, #4, and #5 sustained various fractures and injuries when thrown from the trailer on impact. Employee #1 died and Employees #2, #3, and #5 were hospitalized.
Keywords: chest, ejected, fracture, impaled, struck against, tree, rib, tractor trailer, arm, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304100688 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 304100688 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
3 304100688 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
4 304100688 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported
5 304100688 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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