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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $490 $0 $0 $0 $0 $490
Current Penalty $490 $0 $0 $0 $0 $490
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/23/1987 10/01/1987 $490 $490 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19030002 A01 09/23/1987 10/01/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02002 Other 19040008 09/23/1987 09/26/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14516801 Event: 08/23/1987Employee Struck By Dump Truck In A Tomato Field
A CREW OF SEVEN FARM WORKERS WAS PICKING UP TRASH IN A TOMATO FIELD. AFTER THE DUMP TRUCK THEY WERE USING WAS FILLED IT WAS TAKEN TO A DUMP AREA AND EMPTIED. ON THE RETURN TRIP, THE DRIVER APPARENTLY OVERSHOT THE TURN INTO THE FIELD, DROVE INTO THE TOMATO ROWS AND RAN DOWN ONE OF THE WORKERS STANDING THERE. THE WORKER HAD EITHER "FROZEN" IN FRONT OF THE TRUCK, OR HAD MOVED INTO ITS PATH. HE WAS FATALLY INJURED. THE TRUCK'S BRAKES WERE FOUND TO BE INOPERABLE.
Keywords: brake, agriculture, speeding, truck, dump truck, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101269611 Fatality Other Farm workers

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