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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202367843 - Driver Is Killed When Truck Overturns On Highway

Accident: 202367843 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 01/06/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31279526301/12/20094212Bhanda Brothers Trucking
On January 6, 2009, a truck driver was headed North on Highway 221 about 13 miles south of Prosser, WA and the 2001 Kenworth truck he was driving drifted off the road to the right. He over corrected, losing control of his semi-truck and trailer. The driver, a 38-year-old male, was killed. State Patrol reported that he was not wearing a seat belt. The employer reported that he was talking on his cell phone with his cousin, who also worked for the company, getting driving direction.
Keywords: vehicle, seat belt, inattention, overturn, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312795263 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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