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Preliminary Report - Fatality #13 - October 18, 2014

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Preliminary Report Overview

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, at approximately 10:05 p.m., a contractor truck driver removing top soil ahead of the East Elk Pit drove off an approximately
240 foot highwall into the pit below, resulting in fatal injuries. MSHA is investigating this accident.