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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134931.015 Event: 02/01/2021Employee Is Killed When Recycling Truck Slides Off Road
At 12:00 noon on February 1, 2021, three employees were collecting recyclables i n a rural area during a snowstorm. The recycling truck was traveling down the ro ad between stops with two employees in the cab and one employee riding on the ex terior driver's side rider's step when the driver lost control of the vehicle an d slid off the road. The recycling truck flipped onto the driver's side crushing the exterior employee under the vehicle. The employee was killed. The employe es in the cab of the truck experienced injuries that did not require hospitaliza tion.
Keywords: crushed, driver, lost control, traffic accident, truck, weather
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1512680.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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