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Preliminary Report - Fatality #9 - June 6, 2013

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At approximately 6:15 p.m. on June 6, 2013, a fatal accident occurred at Jim Walter Resources, Inc.'s No. 7 Mine. The victim was on an elevated catwalk at discharge of the 7-2B conveyor belt to examine the belt wiper. The victim reportedly made contact with the gate/guard at the end of the catwalk and fell, making contact with the discharge chute and lower belt's skirting. Resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.