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Fatality #5 - April 2, 2009

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Town Creek, Alabama
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Reed Minerals Inc.
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: April 2, 2009 - 7:41am

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Thursday, April 2, 2009, a 29-year old surface rock truck driver was fatally injured when he was pinned between the railing outside of the operator's cab and the dump bed of the truck he was operating. The driver had seen oil spillage on the ground during a run into the pit staging area. He exited the operator's compartment and was standing against the hand rail at the rear of the operators cab (drivers side) when the bed dropped. 

Final Report

CAI-2009- 05