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Accident: 78134.015 - Employee Is Struck By Flying Truck Tire And Is Killed

Accident: 78134.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/15/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1078348.01507/16/2015Bk Tires, Inc.
At approximately 5:15 p.m. on July 15, 2015, Employee #1 was inflating a truck tire. The air pressure released and caused the tire to go airborne. Employee #1 was struck in the head by the truck tire projectile, and was killed from a massive head trauma.
Keywords: struck by, accidental discharge, flying object, head, air pressure, blowout--tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1078348.015 21 M Fatality Fracture Automobile mechanic apprentices

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