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Accident: 998955 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Backing Dump Truck

Accident: 998955 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 08/05/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10455642808/05/19874953Tom'S Trucking
AT APPROXIMATELY 8:10 AM ON AUGUST 5, 1987, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPENING THE GATE ON HIS SEMI/DUMP TRUCK (KENWORTH, TRACTOR #207, TRAILER #26) WHEN ANOTHER DUMP TRUCK (FORD DUMP TRUCK #86) ARRIVED. FOR SOME REASON EMPLOYEE #1 WALKED BEHIND THE OTHER DUMP TRUCK JUST AS IT BEGAN TO BACK UP. THE DRIVER OF THE FORD TRUCK DID NOT SEE EMPLOYEE #1, WHO WAS RUN OVER AND KILLED.
Keywords: back-up alarm, crushed, truck, dump truck, run over, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104556428 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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