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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140484.015 Event: 10/25/2021Employee Is Killed When Asphyxiated By Box Truck Tire
At 10:30 a.m. on October 25, 2021, an employee working on a large box truck was killed when the vehicle rolled backward. The employee and a coworker were attemp ting to remote start the engine. The employee was laying under the truck working when the truck rolled. The employee was crushed between the tire and the ground and asphyxiated.
Keywords: asphyxiated, caught between, chest, crushed, lack of oxygen, maintenance, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, oxygen, pinched, pinned, repair, restaurant, tire, truck, wheel
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1559956.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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