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Accident: 201770179 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Truck Tractor

Accident: 201770179 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 07/05/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30131757407/07/19974213Alert Motor Freight Inc.
Employee #1 was adjusting the brakes on a tractor trailer when it began to roll down the apron. He became pinned between the wheels and the creeper that he'd been laying on to work. Employee #1 was crushed and killed by the trailer's front left set of rear wheels.
Keywords: maintenance, brake, blocks, pinned, work rules, caught between, crushed, truck, struck by, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301317574 Fatality Other Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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