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November 17, 2021 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

A customer truck driver drove his truck with the truck’s tarping mechanism raised. The tarping mechanism contacted an energized overhead power line which energized the tarping mechanism and the truck. The customer truck driver stopped the truck. While exiting the truck, he contacted the energized truck and received a non-fatal electrical shock. When he tried to re-enter the truck, he was electrocuted.

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.