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Accident: 201942216 - Driver Loses Control Of Pickup Truck And Is Killed

Accident: 201942216 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 01/25/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30945655601/27/20068422National Tropical Botanical Garden
On January 25, 2006, an employee was driving a company pick-up truck down a steep paved road. When the driver realized that the braking system was inoperative, he tried to stop the truck by driving it on the right side road embankment, without success. The truck hit a boulder and veered to the left side of the road. It came to a stop alongside the guardrail. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: brake, rock, struck against, driver, equipment failure, steep grade, collision, pickup truck, lost control, slope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309456556 Fatality Puncture Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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