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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140335.015 Event: 06/29/2021Employee Jumps From Vehicle, Falls, And Is Killed
At 8:30 a.m. on June 29, 2021, an employee operated a street sweeper. While driv ing downhill, the vehicle malfunctioned for an unspecified reason. The sweeper g ained momentum and the operator jumped out of the vehicle. The employee fell app roximately four feet, received blunt force trauma to the head, and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, cathead, equipment operator, fall, malfunction, operating, sweeper
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1539402.015 Fatality

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