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Accident: 202334512 - Emergency Rescue Employee Is Found Unresponsive In Truck

Accident: 202334512 -- Report ID: 0253420 -- Event Date: 01/19/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31648305601/20/20129224Hopelawn Fire District #8
On January 19, 2012, at approximately 1:20 p.m. Employee #1, a firefighter, was found unresponsive behind the wheel of the rescue truck he had driven to the scene. The employee had responded to a mutual aid for a working structure fire. Employee #1 finished straightening out a kinked fire hose by his rescue unit. The employee climbed into the cab of his rescue truck and slumped over the wheel. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to JFK Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of the employee's death was undetermined.
Keywords: truck, fire truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316483056 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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