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Accident: 201720430 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Trailer

Accident: 201720430 -- Report ID: 0257220 -- Event Date: 12/08/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31591002612/09/20114213Bestway Transport Inc
On December 8, 2011, a truck driver intentionally backed a tractor-trailer into another trailer's rear door to disengage it. He coordinated with Employee #1, the driver of the other truck. When Employee #1 went to close the door, he became caught between the trailers and was killed.
Keywords: collision, truck, struck by, tractor trailer, communication, door, inattention, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315910026 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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