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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200535011 Event: 04/14/2012Employee Is Killed When Lawn Mower Tipped Over Onto Him
On April 14, 2012, Employee #1 was operating a Great Dane lawn mower and pulling a sprayer. Employee #1 was going west down a gravel road and was spraying for dandelions. Employee #1 was found in a ditch with the lawn mower on top of him. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
Keywords: asphyxiated, ditch, crushed, lawn mower, spraying rig, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316540137 Fatality Asphyxia Managers, farms, except horticultural

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