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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200670263 Event: 07/22/1996Employee Drowns In Golf Course Pond
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on July 22, 1996, Employee #1 was operating a Toro Triplex Greenmaster riding lawn mower to cut the grass around tee # 13 on a private golf course. The mower slipped into an approximately 14 ft deep pond that was about 7 ft from the edge of the bank. Employee #1 drowned.
Keywords: slip, lawn mower, drown, lost control, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116513177 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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