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August 1, 2021 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference

Preliminary Report Overview

A miner drowned in a flash flood. As the personnel carrier was being engulfed by water, the miner exited the vehicle and the water carried him away. 

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.