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Accident: 202367090 - One Employee Killed, One Burned When Truck Runs Into Tree

Accident: 202367090 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 08/17/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31130384608/30/20071771Caliber Concrete Construction
On August 17, 2007, Employees #1 and #2 were on a return trip from work in a company-owned, one-ton flatbed truck when the vehicle veered off the roadway, struck a tree and burst into flames. Employee #1 suffered burns over 70 percent of his body and was killed. Employee #2 sustained similar burn injuries and survived. The State Trooper reports suggested that the driver probably fell asleep at the wheel.
Keywords: burn, fell asleep, traffic accident, fire, construction, driver, truck, flatbed truck
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311303846 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 311303846 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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