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Fatality #20 - September 19, 2008

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: East Mac & Nellie, Kentucky
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: International Coal Group, Inc.
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: September 19, 2008 - 1:15am

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Friday, September 19, 2008, at approximately 1:15 a.m., a 53-year old bulldozer operator with 30 years experience was injured fatally when the bulldozer he was operating over traveled the highwall and fell approximately 190 feet. The victim was assigned to push spoil material toward the highwall. 

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