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Accident: 69214.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Truck

Accident: 69214.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 11/18/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1009147.01511/19/2014Abc Disposal Service, Inc.
At 4:15 p.m. on November 18, 2014, Employee #1, a truck driver, had completed hi s work day. As he parked his work vehicle in the company lot and began walking towards his supervisors office, another truck that was entering the lot struck and killed him. The incident investigation, and subsequent interview of the tru ck driver that struck the employee, indicated that visibility was poor leading u p to the incident. While the truck driver had both his headlights and four-way flashers, he did not see Employee #1 until he began backing his vehicle into a d esignated parking spot. It was at that point, he observed in his side mirror th at Employee #1 was lying on the ground. The truck driver immediately exited his vehicle and contacted emergency services. Employee #1 was taken to a nearby hos pital, where he was determined dead as a result of blunt force trauma injuries t o his chest and rib cage.
Keywords: chest, crushing, garbage truck, motor vehicle, rib, run over, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1009147.015 64 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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