Preliminary Report - Fatality #12 - October 31, 2011

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The victim was operating a 4-yard loader traveling down the 38 West foot-wall-lateral between the 4500 and the 5000 area, when the loader went into a water ditch and struck the rib. At that time, a rock bolt that was protruding from the rib caught the small side window entered the cab and struck the victim.