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Fatality #19 - August 22, 2008

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: No 65, West Virginia
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Double Bonus Coal Company
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: August 22, 2008 - 11:00pm

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Friday, August 22, 2008, a 38 year old contract truck driver with three days experience was fatally injured on a coal haulage road. The truck struck the berm of the road near the crest of an average 5% grade road, at which time the driver either fell or jumped from the truck and was run over by the rear wheels. 

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