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Accident: 740159 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Tree Section

Accident: 740159 -- Report ID: 0931500 -- Event Date: 08/03/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10635926808/04/19882411Robinson Enterprises, Inc.
Employee #1 apparently felled a tree and, as it went down, it brushed another tree 20 feet away. The standing tree bent away with the force and then snapped back, breaking off about 40 feet up and falling back toward the employee. He was struck and killed.
Keywords: tree felling, tree section, struck by, falling object, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106359268 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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