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Accident: 202367447 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Tree Being Cut Down

Accident: 202367447 -- Report ID: 1055360 -- Event Date: 03/26/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31185064803/26/20084911Ferry County Pud
At 11:30 a.m. on March 26, 2008, Employee #1, a Public Utility Department worker, was felling a "danger tree" when the butt of the tree kicked out and struck him. Employee #1 was transported to the local hospital, where he died of his injuries within an hour of the accident.
Keywords: tree felling, tree, struck by, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311850648 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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