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Accident: 66089.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Amputated In Truck Roll Over And Is Killed

Accident: 66089.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/11/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
989808.01508/12/2014Metropolitan Waste, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on August 11, 2014, Employee #1 and a coworker, were working their pick up route on a garbage truck when the brakes failed. The truck travelled dow n the road, through a residence yard and rolled down an embankment. The garbage truck struck a tree, causing blunt force trauma to Employee #1 with his leg bein g amputated below the knee, killing him. The coworker sustained serious injuries , but was not killed.
Keywords: amputation, brake, embankment, garbage truck, leg, roll-over, struck against, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 989808.015 31 M Fatality Waste/Debris Collector

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