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Preliminary Report - Fatality #8 - June 12, 2015

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The victim was assigned to make minor repairs on six haul trucks to prepare them for sale. When he completed repairs on the first truck, he started working on the second truck and needed a part from the mine's onsite scrap yard. Sometime during the repairs, the victim hit his head but continued to work. At approximately 1:00 p.m., the victim was found unconscious at the scrap yard. The victim was transported by EMS to a local hospital where he died the next day.