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Preliminary Report - Fatality #12 - July 27, 2012

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On July 27, 2012, at approximately 4:14a.m., a 35-year old midnight shift move crew member received crushing injuries when he was caught between the continuous mining machine conveyor boom and the right rib in the No.4 Entry on the No.2 Section. The continuous mining machine was being operated by the crew supervisor and being set up for the day shift when the accident occurred