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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135122.015 Event: 04/26/2021Employee Is Killed After Driving Mower Under Parked Trailer
At 10:00 a.m. on April 26, 2021, an employee was mowing grass with a commercial zero turn mower when he drove the mower under a parked semi truck trailer. The employee struck the trailer and became trapped, causing mechanical asphyxia and multiple blunt force trauma injuries which killed him.
Keywords: asphyxiated, blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, distracted driving, equipment operator, fracture, head, laceration, landscaping, lawn mower, pinned, riding on equipment, skull, struck against, trailer,
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1527313.015 Fatality

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