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Fatality #21 - October 8, 2008

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Justice #1, West Virginia
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Massey Energy Company
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: October 8, 2008 - 11:02pm

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - At 11:02 pm, a 32 year-old general labor contractor with 4 months of mining experience was fatally injured when he was struck by a large tool box on a track-mounted supply car that was being pushed into a track spur. The victim held up a high voltage cable to permit the loaded car to pass under the cable. 

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