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Accident: 78804.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck And Run Over By A Trailer

Accident: 78804.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 08/10/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1084412.01508/11/2015Scott Wrecking C & D Landfill
On August 10, 2015 at approximately 2:40 p.m., there were two vehicle spotters o n site. Employee #1 who was one of the spotters, had just finished backing up a dump truck and turned to walk back towards Employee #2 (the second spotter), who was backing up a semi truck with an attached trailer. Employee #1 walked direc tly behind the semi truck trailer. Employee #2 yelled at Employee #1 and attempt ed to stop the truck. But the trailer had already ran over Employee #1. The sem i truck trailer tires crushed Employee #1 from legs to abdomen and he was killed .
Keywords: backing up, crushing, dump truck, motor vehicle, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1084412.015 39 M Fatality

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