Fatality #9 - July 28, 2009

Accident Classification: Powered Haulage
Location: Samples Mine, West Virginia
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: Viper LLC
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: July 28, 2009 - 9:45am

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY -On July 28, 2009, a 27 year old truck driver with six years mining experience was fatally injured when the loaded articulated dump truck he was operating overturned into a newly constructed sediment pond.  The driver was traveling in reverse along a narrow road adjacent to the pond.  The truck rolled onto its top trapping the driver under the water.

Final Report

CAI-2009-09

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION 

COAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH 

REPORT OF INVESTIGATION 

Surface Coal Mine 

Fatal Powered Haulage Accident
July 28, 2009 

Hawkeye Contracting, LLC
Robinson Creek, Pike County, Kentucky
I.D. No. F843 

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