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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 3737.015 - Employee Is Killed In Vehicle Collision

Accident: 3737.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 09/20/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
106937.01509/26/2011Sharon Golf Club
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on September 20, 2011, Employee #1 was returning fro m the golf course area driving a Kubota M5040 tractor. Employee #1 was heading east, traveling down a hill on an asphalt roadway in route to the lower area of the maintenance/motor pool area. Employee #2, driving a Carry-All golf cart, was at the bottom of the hill traveling southwest. Descending from the top of the h ill, Employee #1 tried to swerve right (southwest) when he saw Employee #2. Empl oyee #1 applied the tractor brakes, but the tractor lost traction and skidded in a straight line. Employee #2 continued driving forward, apparently not aware o f the oncoming tractor. The tractor collided with the golf cart ejecting Employe e #2 from the golf cart which resulted in severe head and neck injuries. Employ ee #2 was transported by ambulance to the hospital where he died from injuries. The weather was cool and cloudy with no precipitation.
Keywords: cart, collision, tractor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106937.015 84 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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