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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14456347 Event: 04/13/1984Employee Drowns When Truck Rolls Over Into Lake
Employee #1 was backing a dump truck loaded with rock down a 30 ft wide breakwater road. When he came too close to the edge of the marina, the bank gave way and the truck rolled over into the water. Employee #1 drowned before rescue personnel could save him.
Keywords: roll-over, construction, dump truck, unstable soil, drown, backing up, truck driver, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15194277 Fatality Asphyxia Truck drivers, heavy

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