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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 70101.015 Event: 01/16/2015Employee Drowns While Being Intoxicated With A Mixer Of Drug
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on January 16, 2015, an employee was wading knee deep in a Crawfish field (pond) and emptying crawfish traps into a hand boat (small boat which floated next to him). He was wearing gloves and rubber chest waders/ overalls, which were overalls with boots attached in one continuous piece of clo thing. The employee's crawfishing partner found him floating face down in the wa ter. The employee drowned. The autopsy showed that he was intoxicated with a mix of drugs.
Keywords: drown, drug overdose, intoxicated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1020296.015 Fatality Fishers

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