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Accident: 603670 - Employee Killed By Falling Tree

Accident: 603670 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 02/09/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
121042602/14/19942411James Thomas Reel & Johnny Rigdon
Employee #1 was felling a tree when it lodged in another tree. To dislodge the tree, he began felling the standing tree. This freed the lodged tree, which fell and struck Employee #1 on the back of the head, killing him instantly.
Keywords: head, tree felling, work rules, lodged tree, tree, struck by, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1210426 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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