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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138222.015 Event: 08/10/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall After Hitting Head Leaving Truck
At 4:00 a.m. on August 10, 2021, an employee was driving a concrete mixer truck and pulled onto the shoulder of the road to check the concrete prior to deliveri ng the load to a bridge construction project site. The employee most likely fell while getting out of the truck. A coworker (Driver Trainee) was in the passenge r seat but he did not see the employee fall. The employee fractured his skull a nd was killed.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, concrete, concrete mixer, concrete truck, concussion, delivery work, driving, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, head, highway shoulder, road, skull, struck against, truck, truck dri
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1548160.015 Fatality Truck drivers, light

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