January 23, 2020 fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

An over the road truck driver pulled under the south side of a safety rack to open the lids on his pneumatic trailer so it could be loaded. The driver apparently fell from atop the pneumatic trailer and was found unresponsive by two other truck drivers. T The injured driver was taken to the hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. The driver passed away on 1/26/2020.
The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the accident.