Preliminary Report - Fatality #14 - September 11, 2012

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On September 11, 2012, at approximately 10:15 a.m., a fatal accident occurred at the Drummond Company, Inc., Shoal Creek Mine while moving longwall equipment. A 28 year old miner was fatally injured when he was crushed between a large power center and the coal rib. Efforts were made to resuscitate the victim while he was being removed from the mine. The miner was pronounced dead on the surface.