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Preliminary Report - Fatality #4, #5 - May 12, 2014

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Preliminary Report Overview

At approximately 8:30 p.m., on May 12, 2014, a continuous miner operator and a roof bolter/MRS operator were fatally injured on the 009-0 MMU during retreat mining. While mining in the 4 East Mains Panel, in the No. 6 entry, a coal/rock outburst occured fatally injuring the victims.