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Accident: 78238.015 - Worker Is Struck By A Vehicle And Is Killed

Accident: 78238.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 07/19/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1079417.01507/19/2015Wash Depot Holdings, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on July 19, 2015, a worker was detailing a car at a car wash facili ty when he was run over by another car. As he was cleaning the driver's side win dow of the vehicle, going through an automated car wash, a customer exiting the car wash area crashed into the rear of the car the worker was detailing. This re sulted in the worker being struck by the customer's vehicle and dragged approxim ately 90 feet that included traveling over an embankment and curb. The worker di ed as a result of his injuries that included multiple severe lacerations and fra ctures.
Keywords: crushing, inattention, motor vehicle, run over, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1079417.015 28 M Fatality

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