Fatality #11 - September 5, 2009

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Shannon Mine, Alabama
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Twin Pines LLC
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: September 5, 2009 - 1:50am

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Saturday, September 5, 2009, a 47-year old surface rock truck operator was fatally injured when his personal vehicle (pickup truck), struck a gate post near the mine entrance. The victim was leaving the mine at the end of his shift when he attempted to pass another vehicle that was also leaving the mine. The victim lost control of the vehicle and struck the gate post.

Final Report

CAI-2009-11

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
COAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH 

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 

Surface Coal Mine 

Fatal Automobile Accident (Powered Haulage)
September 5, 2009