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Accident: 820894 - One Employee Killed, Two Injured When Boat Crashes

Accident: 820894 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 09/25/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11650952209/27/19954493Jackson Marine Sales, Inc.
On September 24, 1995, Employees #1 and #2, and Employee #3, an employee from a neighboring company, boarded a 26 ft boat without permission. They were traveling on the New River Canal near Fort Lauderdale at a speed above the maximum idle speed when the boat suddenly crashed on the river bank. Employee #1 was thrown from the boat and caught in the path of the boat's turning propellers. He died. Employee #2, the boat pilot, was treated and released on Sunday. Employee #3 suffered a head injury and was hospitalized.
Keywords: ejected, head, rotating parts, speeding, work rules, caught by, collision, laceration, boat
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116509522 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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