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Accident: 202570057 - Truck Driver Is Killed When Truck Goes Off Shoulder

Accident: 202570057 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 10/22/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31558889710/23/20124953Republic Services Of Kentucky, Llc
At approximately 6:21 a.m. on October 22, 2012, an employee was operating a garbage truck on Highway 849 West in Mayfield, KY. He was working alone. For an unstated reason, the truck dropped off the shoulder of the road, hit a culvert, and came to a stop. The employee was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver's door opened, and the employee was ejected. He was run over and killed by the truck.
Keywords: ejected, fracture, garbage truck, head, traffic accident, seat belt, lost control, run over, highway shoulder, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315588897 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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