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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201615051 Event: 12/29/2011Employee Is Struck And Pinned By Felled Tree, Later Dies
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on December 29, 2011, Employee #1 was felling an alder tree when a 30 ft section of an adjacent alder tree fell striking the employee in the back and pinning him to the ground. A coworker found Employee #1 and cut part of the tree off to get him out. The employee later died.
Keywords: tree felling, pinned, tree, tree section, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315664326 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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