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Stay Out! Stay Alive!
Stay Out! Stay Alive!
Near Misses
Incidents that could have resulted in a fatality, but did not.


04/11/2005
11 Year-Old Boy Falls Into Mine Shaft


A man driving with his wife and daughter on a dirt road nearly backed into an abandoned mine shaft. While attempting to turn the car around, he nearly backed into a 12 foot-wide, 53 foot-deep mine shaft, coming to a stop with the vehicle's rear tire hanging over the shaft edge.