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Accident: 597161 - Log Cutter Killed When Struck By Lodged Tree

Accident: 597161 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 06/02/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10718300606/04/19932411Willie Mae Leverette Dba Leverette Logging
Employee #1 had cut a tree that jammed against a second tree. He then cut another tree, which fell to the ground. As he was limbing this tree, the hung tree fell, striking him on the neck. Suffering a broken neck, Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, neck, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107183006 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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