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Accident: 97410.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tree Section And Is Killed

Accident: 97410.015 -- Report ID: 0830100 -- Event Date: 07/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1249038.01507/24/2017U.S. Forest Service
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248761.01507/20/2017Grayback Forestry Contracting, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on July 19, 2017, an employee was part of a crew, responding to a fire in the Lolo National Forest. After completing a safety briefing, the top of a tree broke and struck the employee. The employee was crushed and killed by the falling tree section.
Keywords: struck by, tree section, falling object, fire fighter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1249038.015 19 M Fatality Other Forestry workers, except logging
2 1248761.015 19 M Fatality Other Forestry workers, except logging

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