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Fatality #22 - November 17, 2008

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Shop, Iowa
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Brady D Meldrem
Mined Material: Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Incident Date/Time: November 17, 2008 - 3:30pm

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On November 17, 2008, a 67 year-old mechanic with 36 years of experience was fatally injured on the surface of an underground limestone operation. The victim was repairing a bent gate post along a ramp leading to the underground mine portal. A front-end loader approached to assist in the repair work and went out of control striking him. 

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