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Accident: 202333928 - Employee Dies From Head Injury When Golf Cart Overturns

Accident: 202333928 -- Report ID: 0253420 -- Event Date: 09/16/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31242536609/22/20087992Mountain View Golf Course
On September 16, 2008, Employee #1 was driving a golf cart and putting out signs for a golf tournament. While driving the cart, he was blinded by sun glare, ran off the path, and struck a tree. The cart turned on its side, trapping Employee #1 inside. He sustained a head injury, but was conscious after the accident and was transported to the hospital. Due to his worsening condition, he was transferred to a different hospital, where he died several days after the accident.
Keywords: head, equipment operator, struck against, golf cart, tree, overturn, poor visibility
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312425366 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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