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Accident: 900522 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Truck

Accident: 900522 -- Report ID: 0355123 -- Event Date: 08/10/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31591950608/10/20114212Double G Trucking
On August 10, 2011, Employee #1, a tractor operator, was operating a 70-hp Ford Tractor equipped with a side "sickle" bar mowing attachment along the north bound lane of Highway 23 (four lanes), approximately 0.15 miles north of the Clinch River Bridge. Employee #1 was using the tractor to mow on the pavement side of a guardrail. He was positioned in the center of the right hand lane, near the end of a curve in the road when an 18-wheel semi-truck traveling in the same lane struck him, tearing the tractor in half and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: highway, guardrail, traffic accident, laceration, truck, struck by, tractor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315919506 Fatality Cut/Laceration Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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