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Accident: 79474.015 - Employee Struck By Tree Is Killed

Accident: 79474.015 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 09/03/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1090515.01509/04/20152421127910 - High Country Logging, Llc
On September 3, 2015, Employee #1 was manually felling a chestnut oak tree, which struck a gum tree 25 feet away. The base of the chestnut then struck Employee #2, who was standing seven feet away from the felling site. Employee #2 was struck in the torso, received crushing injuries and was killed from the accident.
Keywords: struck by, torso, tree felling, crushed, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1090515.015 55 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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