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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134295.015 Event: 03/24/2021Employee Is Killed When Struck By Cable
At 10:00 a.m. on March 24, 2021, Employee #1 and his coworker, both maintenance technicians, were standing on a tow truck cable to provide tension as the cable was being pulled back in to the tow truck. As the cable was being pulled back, i t got caught in the tractor tiller and sprung up hitting the employee in the nec k and killing him. His coworker was thrown from the cable to the ground but was not injured.
Keywords: caught in, maintenance, neck, struck by, tiller, tow truck, winch
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1521546.015 Fatality

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