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Accident: 202553350 - Employee Dies Of Heart Attack

Accident: 202553350 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/20/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31552565908/23/20114512Crst Trucking Inc
On August 20, 2011, an employee, a company truck driver, was sitting in his tractor cab conversing with the company dispatcher regarding his next pickup. He suddenly became unresponsive. The employee apparently had a history of heart problems, and it appeared that he succumbed to a fatal heart attack. The coroner's autopsy report confirmed the death as non-work-related. The cause of death was determined to be chronic ischemic heart disease due to severe multi-vessel coronary atherosclerosis.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, unconsciousness, heart attack, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315525659 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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