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Driving/Transportation: RV Dealer Fined $185,000 for Fatal Towing Accident

A worker suffered a fatal injury while towing a tri-axle 5th wheel RV unit with a John Deere tractor. A co-worker found the body pinned in a jack-knife position between the RV and tractor. The employer was fined $185,000 after pleading guilty to an OHS violation for failing to ensure that the victim didn’t use the tractor to tow excessive loads [Grove RV and Leisure Inc.].