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Accident: 937052 - Employee Struck By Falling Tree And Dies

Accident: 937052 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 01/09/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11288612201/04/19960783Elwin Jardine
Employee #1 had cut down a tree which apparently had become caught in adjacent trees. While he attempted to cut another tree, or while he was standing in the area, the caught tree fell, striking him and breaking his neck in two places. He died.
Keywords: fracture, tree felling, agriculture, lodged tree, tree, neck, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112886122 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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