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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 672535 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Truck Bed

Accident: 672535 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/16/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10422837402/22/19894212Ben Shinn Trucking Inc.
A truck driver was cleaning out his trailer before refilling it with poultry feed. He had the dump body raised and was jogging the truck to loosen coal dust that was adhering to the trailer bed. He drove his rig into a 13-kilovolt overhead power line and was electrocuted when he left the truck cab.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e gi ia, dump truck, dump truck bed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104228374 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy

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