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Incident Name:
Date:  6/14/2006, 06:45 hours
Personnel:  Ralph Aguilar
Age: 42
Agency/Organization:  Private contractor under contract with the New Mexico Division of State Forestry
Position: Firefighter returning from a fire

Summary: 

Firefighter Aguilar was returning from a fire. He died from injuries he received when the apparatus he was operating drifted onto the shoulder of the road . It appears steering overcorrection caused the vehicle to roll. It was reported that Aguilar was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the truck.

 

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Maxwell, NM

 

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  • Brief description from the NWCG Safetygram for 2006:
    • Date: 6/14/2006
    • Location/Jurisdiction: Maxwell, New Mexico
    • Activity and Type of Accident: Driving
    • Agency / Entity of Personnel Involved: Contractor
    • Type of Accident: Vehicle Rollover
    • Number of People 1
    • Fatalities: 1
  • USFA Memorial Database: Ralph Aguilar

 

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