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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134358.015 Event: 03/23/2021Employee Is Killed When Struck By Backing Vehicle
At 10:15 a.m. on March 23, 2021, Employee #1 was walking towards a truck while t he truck was reversing from a parking spot in a dedicated parking area. The truc k had side mirrors with blind spot view, a rear view mirror, reverse lights, and a reverse alarm. The employee was aware that the truck was reversing as he was walking toward it; however, he made the decision to walk behind the truck when i t stopped momentarily and was struck and killed when it started reversing again.
Keywords: backing up, struck by, truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1521999.015 Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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