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Fatality #7 - June 9, 2009

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: D&C Mining Corp., Kentucky
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: D&C Mining Corp.
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: June 9, 2009 - 7:15pm

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Tuesday, June 9, 2009, at approximately 7:15 p.m., a fatal powered haulage accident occurred, resulting in the death of a 58 year old Section Foreman. A scoop operator was pushing/positioning a trailer loaded with approximately 220 concrete blocks, when the trailer became unattached from the scoop and rolled down grade, pinning the victim against an outby bridge conveyor.

Final Report

CAI-2009- 07