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Fatality #13 - October 9, 2009

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Mine 5A, Tennessee
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: National Coal Corporation
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: October 9, 2009 - 8:30am

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Friday, October 9, 2009, a 48-year old independent contractor truck driver, with 30 years of experience, was fatally injured at a surface coal mine. The victim was hauling a load of coal down an inclined haul road when he lost control of the truck and it overturned on the left side of the haul road. The victim jumped or was thrown from the vehicle. 

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