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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200012706 Event: 04/26/2008Employee Is Killed In Utility Vehicle Collision
On April 26, 2008, Employee #1 was driving a small, gas-powered utility vehicle. He drove into a parked gooseneck trailer that was sitting on two jack stands and was also supported by a hand jack. The trailer was knocked off the stands upon impact with the utility vehicle. The hitch fell and pinned Employee #1 at his abdomen, as he was pushed to the back cargo area of the utility vehicle. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: abdomen, vehicle, pinned, driver, trailer hitch, collision, struck by, trailer, unstable load
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312224561 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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