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November 8, 2020 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

A bulldozer was pushing blasted rock from a bench down to a front-end loader. As the bulldozer backed up the slope, it veered to the right and over the edge of the highwall. The bulldozer rolled approximately 308 feet downhill and came to rest on its left side.

The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the accident.