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Accident: 202365474 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Train At Vehicle Crossing

Accident: 202365474 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 01/04/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30966073601/05/20064813Verizon Northwest
On January 4, 2006, Employee #1, with Verizon Northwest, was in his vehicle, moving slowly across railroad tracks, when he was struck and killed by a train. The train engineers reported that Employee #1 appeared to be distracted, looking down at his laptop computer. There was no response from Employee #1 when the train's horn was sounded.
Keywords: horn, vehicle, collision, railroad track, struck by, train, railroad, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309660736 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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