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Accident: 994673 - Operator Killed By Overturned Roller

Accident: 994673 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 09/02/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
277922109/16/19877538Ky Department Of Transportation
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on September 2, 1987, Employee #1 was operating a 1980 Hyster roller, state #522-230. He was rolling an approximately 16 ft patch of blacktop. While in reverse, the roller ran off the blacktop and flipped over into a ditch next to the roadway, pinning Employee #1 underneath it. He was hospitalized and later died of his injuries.
Keywords: ditch, roller--const equip, pinned, roll-over, equipment operator, crushed, backing up, road paving
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2779221 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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