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Accident: 202602223 - Construction Worker Killed By Backing Truck

Accident: 202602223 -- Report ID: 0551703 -- Event Date: 10/03/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31632433410/03/20129199Fort Russell Township - Highway Department
At approximately 12:48 p.m. on Oct. 3, 2010, Employee #1, a 62-year-old male with Fort Russell Township - Highway Department was working the roadway and also directing a truck driver where to put extra dirt. A coworker pulled forward and positioned the truck, put it in reverse, looked in his mirrors and started backing up, while backing he felt the vehicle shift and stopped and discovered Employee #1 was under the wheels. According to the Madison County Coroner office Employee #1 died of asphyxia from the crushing weight of the truck which was determined after the autopsy at the Madison County Morgue. The coworker was driving a 1991 International S-1900 dump truck.
Keywords: asphyxiated, alarm, construction, crushed, truck, struck by, backing up, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316324334 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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