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Accident: 202521712 - Driver Is Killed When Run Over By Garbage Truck

Accident: 202521712 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/07/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31499434411/07/20114214B N D Transport Llc
On November 7, 2011, Employee #1 was at the Austin Road Landfill in Stockton, CA, unloading a trailer of garbage. His truck was on a tipper machine (tipper machine lifts the trailer at a 45 degree angle to shack the garbage out of the trailer). Employee #1 was in the process of disconnecting the trailer and air hose when the tractor and trailer started to move forward. Employee #1 fell off the tractor and was run over by the driver side double wheels. A witness jumped into the tractor and pulled the brake before the trailer wheels ran over him. Emergency Services was contacted. Employee #1 was transported to San Joaquin General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: garbage truck, brake, vehicle, tractor trailer, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314994344 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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