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Fatality #10 - June 6, 2009

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Genesis, Nevada
Mine Type: Metal and Non-Metal
Mine Controller: Newmont Mining Corp
Mined Material: Gold Ore
Incident Date/Time: June 6, 2009 - 12:25pm

Fatality Alert

METAL/NONMETAL MINE FATALITY - On June 6, 2009, a 57-year old surface driller with 27 years of experience was fatally injured at a surface gold mine. The victim was drilling in a pit, exited the drill, and was walking in the drill area when he was struck by a flatbed truck as it backed up. The truck was in the area to collect drill cutting sample bags. 

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