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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200626380 Event: 01/27/2012Employee Is Fatally Pinned Between Tractor And Trailer
On January 27, 2012 Employee #1 of Averitt Express Inc. was fatally pinned between the tractor and a trailer as he exited the tractor without setting the brakes. The tractor started to roll forward and as Employee #1 started to reenter the tractor, it hit a parked trailer pinning him between the truck and trailer.
Keywords: brake, pinned, tractor, trailer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316382514 Fatality Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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