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Accident: 569616 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree

Accident: 569616 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 08/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12337735008/10/19952411Larry Young Logging
Employee #1 was cutting and felling trees. A tree he had just felled fell across a leaning limb, causing the butt of the tree to fly around and strike him. His back was crushed against a felled tree on the ground and he was killed.
Keywords: tree felling, lodged tree, back, crushed, tree, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123377350 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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