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Preliminary Report - Fatality #10 - 07/25/2017

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Preliminary Report Overview

On July 25, 2017, at approximately 9:50 a.m., a 28 year old bulldozer operator with 1 year and 9 months of mining experience was fatally injured when the Caterpillar D9L bulldozer he had been operating ran over him. The bulldozer ran over the edge of the refuse bank and came to rest at the bottom of the embankment. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The reason why the victim was outside the bulldozer when the accident occured is under investigation.