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Accident: 759779 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Highway Mowing Machine

Accident: 759779 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 09/16/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
303375009/21/19879621Nc Dot, Maintenance Unit, Division 8, District 3
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS DRIVING HIS HIGHWAY MOWING MACHINE ACROSS A BRIDGE WHEN THE ROTARY MOWER ATTACHMENT CONTACTED THE BRIDGE CURBING AND RODE UP ONTO THE CURBING. THE EMPLOYEE DISMOUNTED THE TRACTOR ON THE LEFT SIDE AND ATTEMPTED TO STEER THE MACHINE BACK ONTO THE ROADWAY. WHEN THE MOWING MACHINE LURCHED BACK ONTO THE PAVEMENT, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS RUN OVER BY THE REAR WHEEL AND THEN BY THE ROTARY MOWER ATTACHMENT. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: highway, work rules, crushed, laceration, struck by, tractor, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3033750 Fatality Fracture Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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