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Accident: 99311.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Severely Fractured When Struck By Falling

Accident: 99311.015 -- Report ID: 0355123 -- Event Date: 09/26/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1266431.01509/26/2017City Of Martinsville
At approximately 9:48 a.m. on September 26, 2017, Employee #1 was driving on a p ublic road with his work vehicle, a John Deere 5105 mower. He needed to get the mower to another site for mowing an area. As he drove on the public road, a tree on private property was uprooted and fell. The tree struck the canopy of his tr actor and seriously fractured his right leg. Employee #1 also suffered leg contu sions. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he later died due to the severity of the leg fracture and contusions.
Keywords: falling object, fracture, lawn mower, leg, struck by, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1266431.015 62 M Fatality Hand cutting and trimming occupations

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