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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134374.015 Event: 03/25/2021Employee Is Killed After Being Run Over By Truck
At 7:00 a.m. on March 25, 2021, an employee was driving a garbage truck when pul led up to a residence to empty a trash can. The employee lowered the trash truck 's arm but was unable to lift the can due to it being frozen to the ground. The employee exited the truck when the truck began to slide on the ice. The truck's extended arm knocked over the employee who fell underneath the truck and was kil led.
Keywords: crushed, driver, fracture, garbage truck, head, industrial truck, leg, material handling, motor vehicle, road, run over, skull, struck by, trash bin, truck, truck driver, walking surface, weather
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1521903.015 Fatality Truck drivers, light

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