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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134277.015 Event: 03/17/2021Employee Dies After Being Ejected From Bucket Truck
At 11:25 p.m. on March 17, 2021, Employee #1, a journeyman electrician employed by an electrical contractor, was working from the bucket of a Ford F-450 TEREX B ucket Truck, Number 6845. He was removing conduit from the underside of an over pass. A box truck struck the bottom half of the bucket. The bucket turned 90 d egrees, and Employee #1 was ejected from the bucket and fell approximately 15 fe et to the asphalt road. Emergency services transported the employee to the hosp ital, where he was admitted and treated for traumatic brain injury. The employe e died on March 23, 2021.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, brain, bucket , conduit, construction, dismantling, ejected, electrical work, electrician, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, highway work zone, personnel cage, projectile, road, skull, struck a
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1520342.015 Fatality Electricians

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