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Preliminary Report - Fatality #8 - 06/13/2017

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On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, a 32-year-old continuous mining machine operator was fatally injured when he was pinned between the cutter head of a remote controlled continuous mining machine and the coal rib. The victim as backing the continuous mining machine from the working face when the accident occurred.