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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14347314 Event: 11/28/1986Cargo Truck Struck By Train; Truck Driver Killed
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS DRIVING A 1978 OTTAWA/COMMANDO FLATBED TRUCK WHICH HAD BEEN LOADED WITH CONTAINERIZED CARGO. HE WAS MOVING THE CARGO FROM A PARKING LOT TO A PIER. THE CONTAINERS WERE THEN TO BE LOADED ONTO A BARGE FOR FURTHER SHIPMENT. AS THE VEHICLE WAS CROSSING A RAILROAD TRACK, A RAILROAD DIESEL ENGINE, PULLING FOUR CARS, STRUCK THE REAR OF THE TRACTOR-TRAILER UNIT. THE TRACTOR TRAILER OVERTURNED, THROWING EMPLOYEE #1 FROM THE CAB. HE WAS PINNED AND CRUSHED UNDER THE VEHICLE.
Keywords: work rules, collision, railroad track, train, crushed, struck by, flatbed truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101053270 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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