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Inspection: 15060965 - State Of Oregon Highway Division
Inspection Information - Office: Or Safety 2-Salem
Report ID: 1054113
Open Date: 08/17/1984
State Of Oregon Highway Division
Oregon Hwy 20 35 Miles East Of Sweet Home, OR 97386
Union Status: Union
Mailing: Po Box 14030, Salem, OR 97310
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14568711
Employee Crushed And Killed When Loader Overturns
Employee #1 was operating a loader during a routine highway maintenance operation. He apparently steered the vehicle onto the highway shoulder to accomodate a passing motor vehicle. The soft shoulder could not support the loader and it overturned. Employee #1 tried to jump from the overturning vehicle, but he was pinned underneath it. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
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