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Fatality #9 - December 11, 2018 - Preliminary Report

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Preliminary Report Overview: 

The victim was operating a front end loader to push rock so that it could be loaded out of the pit. A portion of the highwall collapsed and crushed the operator’s cab of the front end loader where the victim was located. A first responder who was a medic assessed the victim but no pulse was detected.