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Accident: 95876.015 - Employee Is Crushed Between Two Trailers And Is Killed

Accident: 95876.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 05/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1234752.01505/22/2017G & Gs Trucking Co, Llc
At 12:15 p.m. on May 22, 2017, an employee was hitching up a tandem trailer rig. The employee backed the truck and first trailer into a second trailer and then exited the cab to hitch the second trailer. The parking brake in the truck was not engaged and the working surface had a slight upward incline. As the trailer was hooked up and the employee hooked up the air brakes, both trailers rolled backwards approximately 8 feet. The first and second trailers jack knifed into one another and the employee was crushed and killed.
Keywords: caught in, motor vehicle, crushing, struck by, air pressure, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1234752.015 39 M Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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