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Accident: 85564.015 - Employee Inflating Tire Is Struck In The Head By Tire Or Whe

Accident: 85564.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 04/08/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1150259.01505/20/2016Mowery Farms, Llc
At 9:30 a.m. on April 8, 2016, an employee was inflating a truck tire with low a ir pressure. The tire ruptured, or, possibly, it came off the rim. The employee was struck in the head, either by the tire or by a wheel part. He was killed.
Keywords: air pressure, automotive repair, flying object, head, inflating, rupture, struck by, tire, tire bead, tire rim, wheel
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1150259.015 53 M Fatality

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